Jun 14 – Jun 26, 2023
Centre for Aging SMART, 2635 Laurel Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Organized by the Falls Prevention Clinic and the Centre for Aging SMART, this two-part workshop will deliver evidence and clinical guidelines in falls prevention, including risk assessment, interventions and evidence-based strategies to promote adherence to recommendations. Case-based learning will be embedded within this workshop.
Day 1 (Wednesday, June 14) includes the latest global falls guidelines, evidence-based risk assessment, evidence-based interventions and exercise prescription to prevent falls.
Day 2 (Monday, June 26) includes environmental modification to prevent falls, promoting a balanced 24-hour day to enhance overall health, motivational interviewing and Brief Action Planning.