Online University-based Pan-Canadian fall prevention training for Home Care Aides
The Strategies and Actions for Independent Living or SAIL provides practical tools to help home-care aides and community support workers to support clients to live at home more safely by preventing falls and fall injuries. This instructor-facilitated 3-week course with approximately 12 hours of study time uses case studies, videos, discussion, and interactive assessments. You will be able to apply the SAIL tools immediately in your work, including:
- A 3-level home-based video exercise program with videos for client use, and training for you in motivating and supporting clients to use the program;
- A detailed risk-factor checklist and action-plan framework with numerous strategies to reduce each risk factor;
- Fall tracking and reporting tools;
- Optional ongoing early access to the SAIL tools and videos available. Includes additional guideance for home-care service supervisors to manage a SAIL program.
SAIL Dates: February 10, 2023 to March 6, 2023
Advances in Indigenous Fall Prevention
For access to the Indigenous Fall Prevention Symposium click on the following links: REPORT
This pivotal event, held in Newfoundland, June 11, 2018 marks the beginning of an international network on this important issue. Please visit www.fallsloop.com
and follow the instructions under "Private Groups".
By: Vicky Scott, RN, PhD, Clinical Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia