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“WASTE NOT – FALL NOT” Sarcopenia and Falls Prevention Seminar

“WASTE NOT – FALL NOT” Sarcopenia and Falls Prevention Seminar

MAY 2017

PROVIDER: Northern Sydney Local Health District

DATE: Tuesday, 2 May 2017

TIME: 9.00am – 1.00pm (Registrations and Expo from 8.30am)

VENUE: Hornsby RSL Club, Waratah, Boronia & Acacia Rooms, 4 High Street, Hornsby

SYNOPSIS:  A seminar on sarcopenia and falls prevention for those who work with older people in Northern Sydney Local Government Areas.

Topics include:

  • What is Sarcopenia?
  • The link with falls prevention and frailty
  • Management from medical, physical activity and nutritional perspectives.
  • Updates on what’s happening with falls in NSLHD

COST: Free. Bookings essential

TARGET AUDIENCE: Community Service Providers, RACFs and Hospitals staff

ENQUIRIES: Please email Margaret.armstrong@health.nsw.gov.au.

REGISTRATION: See event flyer for registration form. To register please email Kerry.mcgaw@health.nsw.gov.au or fax (02) 8877 5310

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