Falls prevention for health professionals
Preventing falls and harm from falls - how community members and health care professionals can do more to prevent falls and fall injuries
SA Health recognises that skilled and knowledgeable staff are essential for the effective delivery of services that aim to reduce the risk of falls and injury from falls during care and across the community.
This course is for all SA Health staff involved in direct care and will assist in the translation of the national guidelines into practice, and to meet accreditation requirements. It includes additional resource materials for Falls Prevention Leaders and others to use as reference.
This course will enable learners to:
The eLearning course contains videos that explain all of the SA Health Falls Prevention tools including screening, assessment, care planning and post fall team review.
The Falls Prevention online course is available to all SA Health employees. Please visit the SA Health Safety and Quality elearning courses intranet page.
The Falls Prevention Leader program is now provided by the Local Health Networks. Contact your Falls Prevention Committee chair or Clinical Education team.