This page contains a large number of presentations on falls prevention for health professionals. In particular the 'Falls Prevention Seminar Series for Health Professionals' (see below) that ran in the then Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service in 2009 and 2010.


Falls Prevention Seminar Series for Health Professionals

The Falls Education Working Group of the Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service conducted a series of seminars for health professionals throughout 2009, and in April 2010.

Click here for the Overview of Falls Prevention Activities in Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, 2006-2010 - by Margaret Armstrong - NSCCAHS Co-ordinator NSW Falls Strategy

Please find below handouts of all other presentation slides.

Northern Sydney Presentations - April 2010

In Hospital Falls Prevention '101' - Mark Pratt, CNC Dementia/Delirium Northern Beaches HS

Preventing Falls among Older People in the Community - Elizabeth Machado

Nutrition and Falls, A CALD Perspective - Queeny Lau, Community Dietitian/Nutritionist

Video games for Fall Risk Reduction - Stuart Smith, Prince of Wales Medical Research Unit

Managing Usual Medication in Unusual Situations - Dr Ben Chua, Senior Staff Specialist Geriatrician, Aged Care and Rehabilitation Services, Manly Hospital

Central Coast Presentations - April 2010

Falls Prevention '101' in Hospital - Cheryl Baldwin, Orthogeriatric CNC

Preventing Falls Among Older People in the Community - Kyile Jones, Community Occupational Therapist

When the Patient Can't Swallow their Medications - Dr Lyndon Bauer, General Practitioner, Health Promotion Research and Evaluation Officer, Conjoint Senior Lecturer Newcastle University

Northern Sydney Presentations - December 09

About Behaviour and Falling - Margaret Flynn RN CNC, Behavioural Assessment and Intervention Service

Falls and Challenging Behaviours - Julia Poole - CNC Aged Care RNSH

Central Coast Presentations - November 09

Delirium, Delirium - Dr John Death

Mental Health Illness Contributing to Falls

Reducing Injury from Falls in People with Challenging Behaviours - Daniell Haberfield

Northern Sydney Presentations - July 09

Encouraging Good Nutrition: Home, Hospital and Residential Care - Irene Rulli (HACC Dietitian)

Promoting Physical Activity: Get Up and Go - Sally Castell, Physical Activity Co-ordinator NS Health Promotion

Falls in Hospital - Dr Helen Gillespie (Geriatrician)

Northern Sydney Home Nursing Service Falls Program - Karen Femia and Emma Underwood

Anglican Retirement Village Falls Program - Sharon Butler

Staying Active Staying Safe Resource Training for Community Service Providers - Sally Castell

Central Coast Presentations - March 09

Promoting Physical Activity: Get Up and Go - Sally Castell, Physical Activity Co-ordinator NS Health Promotion

Carers Support Unit - Margot Lipscombe

Stay on Your Feet project - Helen Kale

Central Coast Case Management Service - Kylie Blunt

Staying Active Staying Safe Resource Training for Community Service Providers - Sally Castell

Northern Sydney Presentations - March 09

Falls and Medications in the Older Patient - Dr Helen Gillespie

Delirium and Falls - Julia Poole - CNC Aged Care RNSH

Dementia Related Falls - CNC Dementia/Delirium Northern Beaches Health Service

Medicine and Falls Risks in Community Dwelling Older People - Suzanne Mitten-Lewis, Health Promotion Officer, Ryde Health Promotion Unit

Central Coast Presentations - March 09

Delirium and Falls - Dr Sunil Gupta, Staff Specialist Geriatric Medicine, Gosford Hospital

Medications and Falls Injuries - Dr Lyndon Bauer, GP, Central Coast Health Promotion Unit

Enquiries - Helen Kale, Falls Prevention Project Officer, ph: (02) 4320 9720 helen.kale@.health.nsw.gov.au


 

 

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