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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Diana Clayton explains the increased risks of falling in the home that older people face and provides simple strategies to help reduce falls, ensuring your client's safety while living independently.

Educators

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Diana Clayton

Diana Clayton is a clinical nurse consultant who works for Peninsula Health in the falls prevention service. She initially set up the inpatient falls prevention program and currently oversees the program in the subacute and residential care settings. She has been in her current role for 13 years and has presented at a number of conferences over that time. She is a passionate advocate for falls prevention across the whole health spectrum. See Educator Profile

Reviews

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25 Total Rating(s)
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DANIELLE PARRY
18 Nov 2019

The information is linked back to the community however when referencing residential aged care there are similar risks impacting on the older person. The risk assessment and approach for each resident must be individualized and the outcomes are to achieve a reduced falls rate and avoid injury.

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Gladys Chelangat
07 Nov 2019

Great information

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Tracey J Thomson
31 Oct 2019

Very good review. It would have been better to see the slides instead of the lecturer.

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Gillian Pringle
03 Oct 2019

As with a lot of your taped lectures, the lecturers repeatedly move out of camera scope and it is not possible to hear the audience comments and questions which makes the presentation disjointed at times.

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Julie Booth
22 Sep 2019

Good information. It would have been helpful to see the slides that were being shown to the class as well as being able to hear/see the questions asked.

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Chris Gaddes
17 Sep 2019

This arena is important as a rural Paramedic who can be often first point of contact for home based clients susceptible to falls, taking the few extra minutes to assess/discuss environmental risks and falls prevention strategies have the ability to keep clients in their familiar surroundings for longer.

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Dianne Chand
13 Sep 2019

The information for this was very good. In the first half of the video you could not hear the audiences questions. When a question did pop up on the screen, the sentence was in poor grammar .

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Kristine Jambor
10 Sep 2019

Informative talk, practical information given.

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Lynette Felix
08 Sep 2019

Clear , simple and well informed presentation for nurses and other health professionals.

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Gary Macreadie
06 Sep 2019

Good information for paramedics, nurses and other allied health proffessionals