It is more likely that older people in a care home will fall than those living in the community, are you doing all you can to prevent falls in your care setting? We bring you a FREE Webinar on ‘Best practice to reduce risk in your care home using the ACTiON FALLS programme’
Date: 6th December
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
What you will learn:
With older people living in care homes three times more likely to fall than older people living in the community, it is important that care providers do all they can to prevent falls in their care setting.
Join our free webinar to gain practical advice and guidance from the creators of ACTiON FALLS, a groundbreaking falls management programme.
Research into the programme found that not only does it save care homes money but can reduce falls by more than 40%.
The discussion will cover:
- Learn about what the ACTiON FALLS programme involves and how your home can use it
- Access free online resources to support your home to use the ACTiON FALLS programme
More about the speakers:
|Pip Logan, Professor of Rehabilitation Research at the University of Nottingham, School of Medicine
Pip holds the highest NIHR award, the Senior Investigator Award. She works clinically as an occupational therapist in the community with people who have long term health conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, frailty, musculoskeletal disorders and dementia. Her research interests are in line with her clinical role and she has just completed the largest study in UK care homes, developing and evaluating a programme to prevent falls, funded by the National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (£2.2M). As the intervention was clinically and cost effective she is now researching the implementation of the effective intervention. Her other studies aim to reduce knee pain and back pain, increase independence in activities of daily living for people after stroke and improve mobility. She has completed numerous randomised controlled trials, presents her work internationally and reviews grants for major national funding bodies. She is the Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange for the School of Medicine in the University of Nottingham, is the academic lead for the new National Rehabilitation Centre which is co located with the military rehabilitation centre in the UK. She is a member of a number of international research groups in China, the Netherlands, Spain and Australia.
|Emma Self, Service, Policy, Delivery and Implementation Lead for Enhanced Health in Care Homes
A qualified DN, Emma has worked in the community setting for over 20 years in a variety of clinical, managerial and system leadership roles. Since joining NHS England in 2018 Emma has been a key member of the Community Services and Ageing Well Programme Team, leading on the development and roll out of the EHCH framework.
Emma is passionate about promoting and showcasing the exceptionally skilled and complex work that happens in the community setting and care homes, and seeks to promote collaboration at all levels with a continuous focus on quality improvement. Emma is also a qualified professional coach with a passion for supporting the learning, development and growth of others.