Monday, August 28, 2017

Become a Stepping On instructor!

FREE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN FALL PREVENTION STEPPING ON is an evidence-based fall-prevention program to help older adults improve balance and prevent falls.

Practical, positive and fun, each small-group Stepping On workshop spans seven weeks.

Weekly, two-hour sessions focus on:

  • Identifying fall risks—home hazards, vision and medications 
  • Building self confidence—the fear of falling and community mobility 
  • Improving strength and balance—functional fitness exercises 
  • Adding safety strategies to everyday life—better decision making 


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to teach as a team. Each organization needs to have at least two trained leaders. These may include: - Nurses - PTs/OTs and/or assistants - Hospital staff from trauma, rehab, wellness, etc. - EMTs or firefighters - Community partners who work with older adults 
  • Willingness to learn the proven Stepping On techniques for reducing fall risk 
  • Enthusiasm to work with older adults and make a difference in their lives. 


TO REGISTER for this FREE training class, or for more information, please contact: Robert Hayes, RN, MATPT Stepping On Master Trainer RobertHayes@centura.org 720-321-8973

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