NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness


Falls represent the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often have both a physical and mental impact, as they can result in lack of confidence, isolation, fractures and broken bones. This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care and those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Evidence your competency to employers

  • 3.

    • Further your personal and professional development

  • 4.

    Reduce the risk of falls

  • 5.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Duration: 4 Weeks

Course Units

In this unit learners will look at falls in different settings and understand the consequences that falling can have on an individual. It also covers falls awareness and prevention programmes, and legislation and guidance relating to falls.

This unit looks at the risk factors that can increase an individual’s likelihood of falling. It covers personal and environmental factors that can be a cause of falls.

In this unit learners will understand how to assess, monitor and review an individual’s risk of falling. They’ll also look at a range of interventions that can reduce the risk of falls and the specialist support available.

This unit covers how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, as well as the roles and responsibilities of staff in falls situations.