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All About Fall Prevention

GUIDELINES FOR SAFETYNET LEARNING TOOLS

Topic: Fall Prevention

 

Use the materials below to help others learn more about how to prevent falls. Download a full copy of all the Fall Prevention content and Learning Tool Guidelines here: EnglishEspañolTagalog

LEARNING TOOLS

1. Service Provider Resource - Summer 2017: Fall Prevention Newsletter

2. Service Provider Resource - Training Guide for Fall Prevention

3. Service Provider Resource - Fall Prevention Provider Leadership Strategies

4. Service Provider Resource - Knowledge Check: Fall Prevention

5. Supporter Resource - You Can Prevent Falls

6. Supporter Resource - Risk For Falling Checklist

7. Supporter Resource - What to Do If Someone Falls

8. Self-Advocate Resource - 6 Tips to Keep You From Falling

9. Self-Advocate Resource - What to Do If I Fall

10. Self-Advocate Resource - Check Your Risk For Falling

11. Self-Advocate Resource - Video: You Can Keep From Falling

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

SafetyNet Learning Tools are designed to assist in providing information on a specific topic and to be used in a variety of learning environments. These Learning Tools can be used during one-on-one conversations with an individual, or with small and larger groups.  

Before beginning a learning session, the presenter should review all SafetyNet Learning Tools on the topic. The trainer can find additional material within the links provided on the SafetyNet Article and Newsletter.

BEFORE THE TRAINING

The presenter should:

  • Arrange adequate time and comfortable space for the training and discussion.
  • Arrange for any equipment needed, such as a laptop and projector.
  • Set up necessary equipment.
  • Print or photocopy enough materials for each individual to have their own copy.

TRAINING

The presenter:

  • Shows video(s). 
  • Leads discussion of content and encourages open communication.
  • Reviews and discusses information on each of the handouts.
  • Asks questions to check for understanding.
  • Follows up with additional review and discussion as needed. 
  • Provides training in multiple sessions to assure adequate coverage and understanding of the topic.