Please click on the links below to download the presentations from today’s speakers.

Please note that the presentations will be available for 2 weeks after the conference and will be deleted after that.

Time

Description

9.00

In-Patient Falls Prevention

Speaker: Gareth Clifford Former Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Falls Prevention Lead in St. Vincent’s University Hospital

9.40

Inpatient falls resulting in injury

Case Law Updates – legal challenges – limiting legal liability

Speaker: Anne Conlon, Barrister-at-Law, Law Library

10.20

Development of AFLOAT ‘Avoiding Falls Level of Observation Assessment Tool’

Speaker: David Dawson, Falls & Frailty Matron, NHS

11.20

Falls Prevention – Preventing falls in people with intellectual disabilities.

Speaker: Renjith Joseph of Ability West- Irish Healthcare Centre Awards Winner 2019

12.00

The Psychological Impact of Falls

Speaker: Dr Marie Murray Clinical Psychologist PhD, M. Psych Sc, C Psychol PsSI, UCD

12.30

Medication Management- In reducing Falls

Speaker: Dr Nick Flynn Minor Surgery Clinic, Hollyhill Medical Centre

2.00

Applying the Principles of Healthcare Risk Management to Falls Prevention

Speaker: John McElhinney, Group Quality & Safety Manager, Saolta University Health Care Group, Sligo University Hospital

2.40

Preventing Falls in Persons With Dementia

Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Fahey McCarthy, RN, RM, RNT, MAEd, Professional Education Consultant