2010 events

NSW Falls Prevention Network Rural AHS Falls Prevention Forum Videoconference Sessions November 8th &15th 2010

The NSW Falls Prevention Network and CEC Videoconference Falls Forum for NSW Rural Area Health Services is for NSW Rural Area Health staff in the four Rural Area Health Services and will be conducted in the following sites:
• Hunter New England: Newcastle, Tamworth and Taree.
• Greater Southern: Griffith, Wagga and Queanbeyan.
• North Coast: Coffs Harbour, Lismore and Port Macquarie.
• Greater Western: Dubbo, Orange and Broken Hill.
Presentations by experts will include: a review of the evidence, confusion and falls, supporting older people to prevent falls, Vitamin D and Calcium, exercise prescription, medication and falls, implementation of guidelines in hospitals and implementation of the guidelines in residential aged care. These presentations will be recorded and available on CD.

Session1 8th November Presentations

Session 2 15th November Presentations

2010 NSW Falls Prevention Network Meeting

The 2010 NSW Falls Prevention Network Meeting was held on Wednesday 23rd June at the Mathews Theatres and Pavilions, University of NSW with over 200 professionals in attendance. This year the focus was on Dementia and Delirium and falls prevention as we have had many requests from the network to provide information on the care of the confused older person across the continuum of care.

The afternoon concurrent focused on hospital, community and residential aged care settings and featured short presentations (10 minutes) with time for broader discussion.

Falls Meeting Final Program

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session 1

Plenary Session 2

Concurrent Sessions

Session 1 Hospital

Session 2 Community

Session 3 Residential Aged Care