StopFalls Campaign Latest Updates

We are bringing the training to you!

As you may know, we have been running the StopFalls Campaign since 2017, which includes plenty of resources and education opportunities for those working with vulnerable adults within the Adult Social Care sector. We have been funded to support a number of Care Homes and hope you see this as the perfect opportunity

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Does your service offer evidence based exercie?

Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injuries, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury-related deaths. Falls can take a serious toll on the quality of life and independence of older adults putting further strain on our ever busy care system.  The StopFalls Campaign aims to highlight the importance

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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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