[HRD Corp Claimable] Home Hazard Assessment & Modification Training
Home hazard assessment is best to be undertaken in the person's home. However, home hazards assessments can be alternatively conducted using technology such as photography, video and teleconference applications such as Google Meet, Microsoft Team or Zoom. Home hazards management is the first step to ensure safety and prevent any injury or accidents such as falls, burns, choking and cuts.
Skills in conducting a simple assessment or screening on home hazards existence is crucial, in particular, the healthcare professionals mostly dealing with older people such as occupational therapists, general practitioners, nurses and public health officers. There is a need to ensure that the healthcare professionals are able to properly perform home hazard assessments for older people who are admitted to hospital after having a fall, and are able to offer basic safety advice appropriately.
At the end of this workshop, the learners are expected to have competency in:
- Identifying the existence of hazards in the older client’s home using the standardized tool.
- Perform the home hazards assessment using the Home Falls and Accidents Screening Tool via conventional or alternative methods.
- Home modification solutions on basic home hazards management based on the home hazard assessment outcomes.
- Lectures, Video clips,
- Assessment tool
- practial session, assessment
Any professionals, researchers or caregivers, particularly healthcare practitioners who are closely dealing with older people who live in the community. The targeted professionals but not limited to, are as follows:
- Medical Practitioners (i.e.: Geriatrician, Family Physician, General Practitioners)
- Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
Module 1 - Housekeeping & welcoming
Module 2 - Introduction to Home Hazard
Module 3 - Practical & reporting results on Home Hazard Assessment
Module 4 - Introduction to Home Modification
Module 5 - Practical on Home Modification solution
Module 6 - Competency Assessment
Date: 15 July 2023
Training Fee : RM500 per pax
Venue : iElder Showroom, No 37, Jalan SS2/66, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Office Number : 03-95439588
Enquiry, pls call Nick (PIC) : 012 300 5592