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Exercise interventions for preventing falls – Free Workshop*

Exercise interventions for preventing falls – Free Workshop*

JUNE, OCTOBER 2016

PROVIDER: The George Institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney
DATE: Tuesday 21 June, 2016 and Tuesday 18 October, 2016 (participants must be available initially for both dates).
VENUE: Gosford Golf Club, 22 Racecourse Rd, Gosford NSW 2250.

SYNOPSIS:

Do you or would you like to provide services to older people who are at risk of falling?

Allied Health and Exercise Professionals are invited to participate in a research study involving an interactive workshop on exercise for fall prevention. The research will evaluate if workshop participation impacts clinical practice. The workshop will provide information to guide the provision of effective fall prevention exercise programs and pragmatic service delivery for older people.

If you agree to take part in the study, some participants will be assigned to the earlier workshop date and some to the later date, as such you will need to be available for both of the dates. You will be required to complete a questionnaire upon enrolment and also another questionnaire in 3 months’ time to gauge your knowledge, confidence and behaviour regarding the delivery of fall prevention exercise to older people.

COST: There will be no charge for workshop attendance if you agree to study participation (attendance normally costs $150).
ENQUIRIES: Please contact Kate Purcell, Project Officer at the George Institute for Global Health on 8052 4474 or email kpurcell@georgeinstitute.org.au.
REGISTRATION: To register please email the completed flyer to kpurcell@georgeinstitute.org.au or fax to 02 8052 4400.

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