Upcoming Events

April Falls Webinar with A/Prof Kim Delbaere Stay Safe, Communicate: Preventing falls through self-management

The NSW Falls Prevention Network will be hosting a webinar with A/Prof Kim Delbaere from 12.30-1.15pm on Tuesday the 28th of April.

This presentation will explore the use of novel methods for delivery of quality healthcare to increase effectiveness and reach of health services. It will describe a range of eHealth interventions aimed at improving balance, cognitive function, well-being and health literacy.

Kim Delbaere is a Principal Research Scientist and Director of Innovation & Translation of the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at Neuroscience Research Australia, and Associate Professor at University of New South Wales, Sydney. Her research has contributed to the understanding of physical, psychological and cognitive factors causing falls. Her multidisciplinary approach incorporates elements from physiotherapy, psychology, brain imaging and software engineering towards preventing falls and promoting healthy ageing.

You can register for this webinar here


NSW Falls Prevention Forum 15th May – Webinar open for Registration

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 the face-to-face NSW Falls Prevention Forum to be held at the Wesley Conference Centre on Friday May 15 has been cancelled. Instead, the forum plenary talks will be presented in a free webinar on the morning of the same day.

Please see the webinar program and register for this event by clicking here and follow the prompts.

Forum registration fees will be refunded and participants will receive an email from the NSW Falls Prevention Network in the coming week to facilitate this process.
There will no longer be any rural travel grants as their purpose was to facilitate attendance at the Forum.

These sessions will be recorded and posted on the website

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Helpful Resources

The Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) NSW Falls Prevention Program has a range of resources to support professionals in the prevention of falls in a range of settings

Access CEC resources