NCFE CACHE Falls Prevention Awareness

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness is eligible for European Social Funding and is for learners working, or about to work in the health and social care sector, giving them awareness and understanding of falls and prevention.

NCFE CACHE Falls Prevention Awareness Course Purpose

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.

NCFE CACHE Falls Prevention Awareness Course Objectives

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 re-occurrence 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.

Course Units

  1. Falls in context
  2. The risk factors and causes of falls
  3. Falls assessment and prevention
  4. Managing falls

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified health and social care assessor.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.