Falls Prevention Awareness Level 2 Certificate
What is this course about?
This qualification is suitable for anyone working in or seeking work in a healthcare or social care setting.
It has been designed to increase the learner’s awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention whilst covering the importance of correctly recording such incidents.
How is it taught
As you work through the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. This course consists of 2 assessments to be completed 4 weeks apart. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness.
What else do I need to know?
The course includes: Unit 1: Falls in context. In this unit learners will look at falls in different settings and understand the consequences that falling can have on an individual. It also covers falls awareness and prevention programmes, and legislation and guidance relating to falls. Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls. This unit looks at the risk factors that can increase an individual’s likelihood of falling. It covers personal and environmental factors that can be a cause of falls. Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention. In this unit learners will understand how to assess, monitor and review an individual’s risk of falling. They’ll also look at a range of interventions that can reduce the risk of falls and the specialist support available. Unit 4: Managing falls. This unit covers how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, as well as the roles and responsibilities of staff in falls situations.
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