StopFalls Campaign Latest Updates

FRAT- Assessing and Mitigating Risk

A study conducted by King’s College London shows that by carrying out assessments for falls the number of falls was reduced by 61% over a one year period. The national and locally recognised tool for assessing falls risk is the FRAT (Falls Risk Assessment Tool). Please click here to view

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StopFalls Exercise

StopFalls aims to highlight the importance of ongoing exercise in all ages. HCPA has been working on delivering direct exercise with service users and delivering the Chair Based Exercise Instructor Qualification with care staff  for over 5 years and has seen some tremendous outcomes. From October 2019 HCPA will be

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StopFalls App- Assessing on the go

An innovative approach to reducing falls through exercises, assessments and prevention techniques Hertfordshire Care Providers Association (HCPA) has created the ‘StopFalls App’. The app is the first one-stop-shop for all important falls resources that can be used by anyone; whether care practitioner, the individual or friends/family. It is designed to

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StopFalls App: Assessing on-the-go!

An innovative approach to reducing falls through exercises, assessments and prevention techniques Hertfordshire Care Providers Association (HCPA) has created and launched the StopFalls App in conjunction with their StopFalls Campaign, which commenced in January 2018. The StopFalls app that is the first one-stop-shop for all important falls resources that can

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Avoiding Fines

Owners of a Nottinghamshire care home have been ordered to pay more than £54,000 after a 94-year-old man fell and suffered a fractured femur. Rhoda and Michael Ellis, who run Woodthorpe View Care Home in Nottingham, were fined £30,000 in Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday (11 March) having previously pleaded

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The Importance of StopFalls Identification, Prevention & Intervention

HCPA’s StopFalls Education & Training With a sharp increase in the number of falls experienced by those aged over 65 in the last 20 years, HCPA runs StopFalls Education and Training throughout the year that helps you identify falls risks and offers practical solutions to help prevent or mitigate the risk of falls. As

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