Falls prevention in the home – workshops with Professor Lindy Clemson

31 Jul 2015 | Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is hosting a series of workshops on falls prevention in the home, facilitated by Professor Lindy Clemson.

Lindy ClemsonProf Clemson is a specialist in public health research on ageing and an occupational therapist. She leads the participation, safety and ageing research team at the University of Sydney, investigating ways to improve the independence and quality of life of older people and to prevent falls.

The workshops will take participants through three of Prof Clemson’s programmes, including ‘stepping on’, ‘Lifestyle embedded Functional Exercise programme’ (LiFE) and ‘home safety’. These workshops are aimed at physiotherapists, occupational therapists, home carers or any health professional with a focus on falls prevention.

Workshop dates:

  • Auckland – Monday 31 August
  • Rotorua – Tuesday 1 September
  • Wellington – Wednesday 2 September
  • Christchurch – Thursday 3 September

Hurry, spaces are limited! Register your interest by emailing Bridgette Connor

Download the workshop flyer for distribution to your networks.

Last updated 31/07/2015