Independent Living Specialists - Conferences

july, 2017

2017tue18jul9:00 am- 3:30 pmEvent OverConfident Steps: An Introduction To Falls PreventionAn Introduction To Falls Prevention9:00 am - 3:30 pm North Ryde Golf Club, Twin Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113Event Organized By:Independent Living Specialists

Event Details

Please note there is a change of date to 18th July 2017

• Taking a falls history
• Dementia, osteoporosis plus risk factors
• Consequence of falls
• Multifunctional risk accessment
• Effective interventions & coping strategies for community dwelling older people

Anja Hauenschild
Occupational Therapist

Anja is an OT with 15 years clinical experience. She worked in the UK for 10 years, 7 of those in the area of Falls Prevention in the Community. She was the Falls Coordinator for a London Borough and developed and ran both group and 1:1 falls prevention intervention programs and education sessions. She is passionate about prevention of falls and promotion of healthy ageing and believes that providing expert information and advice for people to make informed decisions about their needs is vital in maximising independence and safety with everyday activities.

LIMITED SPACES – Expect to book out fast. Registration closed on 18th July 2017

Confident Steps: An Introduction To Falls Prevention Schedule
9.00am – 9.00am
Introduction and housekeeping
9.00am – 10.30am
ILS- The issue of falls, context and scope of the problem. Evidence base for falls prevention interventions
10:30am- 10:45am
Morning tea
10:45am – 11:15am
ARC- the importance of exercise in prevention falls presentation, types of evidence based exercise programs, ARC falls prevention program
11:15am – 12.15pm
ARC- Balance assessment and balance exercise demonstration
12:15pm – 12.45pm
12:45pm – 1:15pm
Coping strategies for when a fall occurs
1.15pm – 1.45pm
The issues of engagement, dignity of choice and making informed decisions
1.45pm – 2.30pm
Breakout group sessions
2.30pm – 3:30pm
Conclusions, question time, feedback and close


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 3:30 pm


North Ryde Golf Club

Twin Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Education Day Booking

Confident Steps: An Introduction To Falls Prevention

Tickets are not available for sale any more for this event!


Independent Living Specialists1300 008 268 67 Mars Road, Lane Cove, 2066

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