Introduction to Safe Falling Mechanics and Assisted Falls
You will really fall for this class! Martial Artist Denise Terry will describe and demonstrate the principals of fall safety. Participants will also learn how to safely manage a falling client. There will be an opportunity to practice some of the useful skills taught by Ms. Terry; so wear loose-fitting clothes.
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Supervisors and those who assist others with activities of daily living (ADL's); particularly, Ambulation or Functional Transfers (Bed to Wheelchair, Wheelchair to Toilet, etc)
A. Attendees will acquire a general understanding of the importance falls play in a long term care setting for caregivers and clients
B. Attendees will learn techniques for effectively managing a fall.
C. Participants will be relatively more likely to effectively manage a falling person for whom they provide care and thus prevent an injury to that person.
D. Participants will be relatively less likely to suffer an injury from ineffectively managing a falling person for whom they provide care.
E. Participants will be relatively less likely to suffer an injury to themselves if they fall.
Course Outline (1hrs)
II. Physical and Mental Factors that Can Help Prevent a Fall.
III. General Falling Mechanics
IV. Assisted and Controlled Falls
Provided to Attendees
C.O.P.E Fall Safety Quick Reference
Continuing Education Credits
CA NHAP (1738001-5091/P) - 1hr
CA RCFE Administrators (129-0106-21803) - 1hr
CA GH Administrators (129-0106-21801) - 1hr
CA ARF Administrators (129-0106-21802) - 1hr
Denise Terry, Director of C.O.P.E., Martial Arts/Safety Instructor
Michael Boldt, NHA, ARM, President, Boldt Risk Management Solutions
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