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Falls Awareness elearning

You can complete short eLearning courses on Falls Awareness and the Benefits of Exercise for older people online.

Falls Prevention Training Courses

Our Strictly No Falling Team offer a range of courses to meet different needs. Click the + signs below to view more information.

Every Movement Matters (Always)

  • Next training workshop: TBC
  • Available to care home and day service staff across Derbyshire.
  • Gain an understanding of how to facilitate functional movement sessions for older, frailer adults.
  • Delivered face to face in Shirland village Hall
  • Course length: 1 day + possibly some independent learning hours.
  • Contact: sarah.smith@ageukdd.org.uk for more information and to request an application form.

YMCA Accredited Qualification in Delivering Chair Based Exercise (Level 2)

  • NEXT COURSE IS ON DATES: CURRENT COURSE IS FULL - NEXT TBC
  • Open to applications. Previous delegates have included: community group leaders, fitness instructors, care home and day service staff.
  • Delivered face to face, with a significant commitment to independent study required.
  • The course is blended learning with the equivalent of 2 days home study to complete the worksheets before the first face to face day. Plus 1.5 days theory and practical face to face days and a full assessment day at Shirland Village Hall Alfreton. Please click the link below for all the information on the course.

  • Leading to a nationally recognised qualification in planning and delivering Chair Based Exercise.

  • Contact: alison.milner@ageukdd.org.uk for more information and to request an application form. Please also send the completed form back to Alison.
  • Downloadable application form available here: CBE and Otago course application form website version.doc
  • For full information about this course, please click here.

OTAGO CPD Training

  • NEXT 2 DAY COURSE DATES: CURRENT COURSE IS FULL - NEXT TBC
  • Open to those who have completed the Chair Based Exercise course or an equivalent level 2 fitness qualification and working within Derbyshire on the Strictly No Falling project. 
  • Delivered face to face.
  • Course length: 2 days at Shirland Village Hall.
  • CPD training providing knowledge and skills of the Otago exercises.
  • Contact: alison.milner@ageukdd.org.uk for more information and to request an application form. Please also send the completed form back to Alison.
  • Downloadable application form available here: CBE and Otago course application form website version.doc
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Getting it right for you

We believe you deserve the best possible service and if that has been your experience, please let us know. If you feel our service has failed to meet the high standards you deserve and should expect please make a complaint. We welcome complaints which can help us learn and improvements can help reward good work and encourage others to strive for the best performance.

To make a complaint or compliment contact: Katy Pugh, Chief Executive, Age UK Derby and Derbyshire, 29A Market Place, Heanor, Derbyshire. DE75 7EG

Safeguarding adults

If you have any concerns about whether an older person, or yourself, is being abused or neglected, please see our safeguarding adults page for help. We are committed to preventing the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults.

Useful documents to download

The documents below gives loads of tips and advice on how to stay independent and things you can do to prevent falls. Includes exercises and how to get up correctly if you do fall. Also included are recent reports and evaluations.