Best Practice In Falls Prevention Management
In All Healthcare Services
A one-day conference
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Date: 25th April 2018
Falls are one of the leading causes of injury-related death in people over 75 and other vulnerable service users, which can be a massive cost factor for the HSE and private sector service providers.
The conference sessions and case studies will give delegates essential take aways and learning outcomes to change practice in your services for the better going forward.
CMG events typically sell out quickly, therefore prompt booking is strongly advised to secure your place at the early bird rate Save €100.00 – Early Bird Rate is €345.00 + VAT (Normal rate €445.00 + VAT)
Please note the early bird can close sooner than advertised, once a certain amount of seats sell out.
6 Structured CPD Points
This conference will update delegates on Quality Standards for Fall’s and implementation in practice at a local level. Sessions will focus on developing post fall protocols for every patient and secondary prevention. We will also discuss key elements to help reduce falls in your organisation including underlying health issues, falls and mental health, medicines management, comorbidity and managing falls in the over 85s.
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4pm
Opening Remarks from Conference Chairperson:
HSE Falls Quality Standard & NICE guidelines – Falls & Fracture Prevention Programme
Legal Principles surrounding slips, trips and falls
Risk Assessment & Implementing Quality Standards in Practice
Identifying falls as an indication of underlying health issues
Falls – Mental Health & Dementia Patients
Reducing in-patient falls and secondary prevention to reduce repeat falls
Post fall protocols – Evidence Based Interventions for Persons who have Fallen
Falls & Medicine Management
Falls Prevention Exergames for falls prevention: The innovation pathway from conception to cluster RCT.
This conference will be of interest to all healthcare professionals with special responsibility for falls prevention in nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, day care centres, rehabilitation centres, primary care centres and any healthcare services public or private with risk of falls and in need of precautionary measures.
There will be 6 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service
Dr Roman Romero-Ortuno
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Roman is a Consultant in Care of the Elderly in the Department of Medicine for the Elderly (DME) of Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust).Read more
He is also an Honorary Visiting Fellow to the Clinical Gerontology Unit (Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge).
Dr Nick Flynn
General Practice & Minor Surgery Clinic, Hollyhill Medical Centre
Dr Nick Flynn is a GP partner in Hollyhill Medical Centre and is Medical Director of Union Quay Medical Centre and Global Travel Vaccinations.Read more
He has been practicing as a GP in Cork for over 15 years. Dr Flynn is a trainer with the Cork Post Graduate Training Scheme, a tutor for undergraduate medical students in UCC and is actively involved with the ICGP. He has worked as a GP in Cork prison, in Tabor lodge drug treatment centre and provides GP services to prisoners for An Garda Síochana. His areas of clinical interest are preventative medicine, office based surgery, travel medicine and substance abuse.
Gareth T. Clifford, MSc
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist/Falls Prevention Coordinator Quality & Patient Safety Directorate, St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Gareth is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Falls Prevention Coordinator in St. Vincent’s University Hospital, having previously worked in St. James’s Hospital.Read more
He has extensive experience in rehabilitation of the older person and stroke rehabilitation and holds a MSc in Neurology & Gerontology from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is currently a member of the Monitors and Measures work stream of the National Falls & Bone Health Implementation Group (AFFINITY). Gareth is a member of the SVUH Falls & Fracture Prevention Committee and leads on developing strategies and processes to integrate best evidence-based practice of falls and fracture prevention into the normal care given by staff to patients.
Sharon Dillon Lyons
Barrister-at-Law, The Law Library
Sharon Dillon-Lyons is a practising barrister with a broad civil law practice and a particular interest in Data Protection and Freedom of Information.Read more
Talbot Hotel (Formerly Stillorgan Park Hotel)
SAVE €100.00 BY BOOKING THE EARLY BIRD RATE OF €345 + VAT per Person – (Closing Thursday 12th April) Normal Rate @ €435 + VAT.
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 15% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.