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Physical Activity and the Benefits for all Older People

Physical Activity and the Benefits for all Older People

Physical Activity and the Benefits for all Older People

Deb Shearman
Deb Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

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Launch date: 25 May 2017
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Last updated: 29 Nov 2017

Reference: 183982

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Description

Older People and Physical Activity: Overview, Benefits of physical activity, individual planning and implementation, Physical activity and sleep, nutrition and weight maintenance, mental health,
strength and mobility.

Physical Activity and Falls Prevention: Overview, Strength, balance, fitness and flexibility, Footwear problems, Continence issues, Fear, confidence and self-efficacy, Getting up after a fall.

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Older People and Physical Activity Learner outcomes
At the end of this unit you should be able to:
1. Define physical activity and it's components
2. Describe the benefits of physical activity and exercise in general for older people
3. List the risks associated with lack of physical activity and exercise for older people
4. Explain the benefits of individual activity and exercise care plans for your client/resident
5. Incorporate the information about the benefits of physical activity and exercise into your resident / client's care planning
6. Apply the information on the research evidence on the benefits of physical activity and exercise to specific areas of your resident / client's care needs.
Physical Activity and Falls Prevention Learner outcomes
At the end of this unit you should be able to:
1. Identify the factors that increase the risks for falls for older people living in the community and in residential aged care
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the rights of your client/resident and decision making
3. Discuss ways to support and promote physical activity and exercise to reduce the risk for falls
4. Explain the principles of falls prevention for older people regarding physical activity, foot wear, foot problems and continence issues
5. Apply falls prevention evidence to your client/resident care
6. Outline the consequences and management of fear and self efficacy on falls risk.
Deb Shearman

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Deb Shearman
on behalf of Nurse CPD

DEBRA ANN SHEARMAN

AGE: 58

CURRENT POSITION: DIRECTOR CQI INTERNET SOLUTIONS PTY LTD

Deb has just celebrated her 40th anniversary as a registered nurse. She currently lives in Sydney Australia.

Deb has a diverse background in nursing and business having worked across the nursing and health services fields of general, midwifery, mothercraft, drug and alcohol, health promotion and aged care in nursing, counsellor, supervisory and management and educator roles.

Deb has always had a passion for education and strong commitment to the professional development of nurses. Her philosophy is that people have the right to be cared for by those with the knowledge, practical and interpersonal skills to do their job safely, respectfully and holistically.

Deb’s ethos is that learning and development should be directly work relevant and support the day to day work that people do as well as aspiring them to gain further qualifications and to pursue career advancement.

Deb is the CEO and a founding director of CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd established in 2004. The company was the first to offer aged care specific online learning in Australia and has delivered over 383,000 course enrolments to nurses, care workers, hospitality staff, administrative staff and allied health professionals across Australia.

April 2017

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