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Positive Steps Work - A fall prevention e-course

E-course Ongoing initiative

Organisme d’accueil: Durham Region Health Department (durham.ca/falls)

Type d’activité: Formation du personnel

Auditoire visé: Care providers working with older adults (seniors) in their homes


Positive Steps Work is an exciting, interactive and free fall prevention e-course designed for care providers working with older adults (seniors) in their homes.

Developed with input from key community stakeholders, this evidence based course will help you to understand how a fall affects seniors, their family and the healthcare system. You will learn about risks that can lead to a fall, and strategies, tools and resources to prevent them. You will understand seniors’ point of view and the importance of fall prevention.

Positive Steps Work is uniquely designed to work on any device, at any time and from any location with internet access. This e-course is engineered to meet the needs of adult learners and allows you to work at your own pace; stopping the course when you need to and returning later to complete it when you have time. This course has also been embedded with accessibility features to make it available to everyone.

Start using the course today!
Or go to www.durham.ca/falls and look for Positive Steps Work.