Falls Prevention Awareness - Level 2
Course Code: SA1FE015
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This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness) is assessed through the completion of individual workbooks.
The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention, which will allow them to progress into or within employment in healthcare or social care settings.
The objective of the qualification is to allow learners to gain knowledge and understanding of:
- the impact and consequences of a fall
- risks and hazards which contribute to falls
- reducing the risk of falls.
The qualification also covers the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure that interventions can be put in place to reduce the risk and reoccurrence of falls.
This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a healthcare or social care environment, particularly those that support or have contact with older people who have an increased propensity to falls.
The course runs over 4 weeks (3 hourly sessions).
No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend college for a 3 hour session weekly.
Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.
It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete your workbooks.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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