StopFalls Campaign Latest Updates

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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Locals Falls Identification and Management best practice

Resources developed by the local STP (NHS) to support Health and Social care providers in making the best decisions on how to manage falls and identify them early. » Click here for Proactive Management of a person at risk of Falls in the community» Click here for Falls risk identification in the

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A story to celebrate!

A Care Home in Hertfordshire has been participating in the Chair Based Exercise classes for roughly 13 weeks. The 29th June was their final QTUG assessment and an opportunity to find out if / how the exercises have helped. Supporting evidence below. One resident approached the instructor to ask for extra

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