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Strength and Balance CPD Course

This course educates learners to deliver a 24-week falls prevention program focused on enhancing strength, balance, and confidence in older adults vulnerable to falling.

Employee ProgressionProvide opportunities for staff progression
Client RetentionRetain clients and members
Revenue OpportunitiesIncrease revenue opportunities through new classes
Expand Your OfferingGrow or launch a group exercise offering

Course Overview

The Strength and Balance course is designed to educate learners in the delivery of a 24 week, progressive, falls prevention programme, for older adults who may have fallen, are at risk of, or have a fear of falling. The programme consists of a series of progressive exercises on or around the chair, which will help to improve participant’s strength, balance and confidence, and help them to stay steady on their feet.

 

Learners complete the course so they can deliver the 24 week programme.

Learn more about this course

The Strength and Balance course equips learners to deliver a 24-week falls prevention program tailored for older adults prone to falling or with a fear of falling. Participants will gain expertise in conducting progressive exercises designed to enhance strength, balance, and confidence, crucial for maintaining stability and independence.

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These are the learning outcomes offered from this course

  • dentify the components necessary for delivering a safe and effective strength and balance session
  • Discuss the ACSM physical activity guidelines for older adults in terms of frequency, intensity, time, and type
  • Describe the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale as a method for assessing exercise intensity
  • Explain the exercise positions for chair-based exercises to accommodate varying levels of mobility and stability
  • Discuss considerations for ensuring safety and effectiveness in home-based exercise sessions
  • Identify considerations for managing group exercise sessions, including space management and equipment availability
  • Describe methods for evaluating the success of strength and balance sessions
  • Define Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and their significance in assessing individual health and functional status
  • Outline the key components of fitness important for improving ADLs
  • Describe how movement patterns integrated into exercise programmes can improve daily functional strength and reduce fall risks
  • Give examples of exercises that can be included in strength and balance sessions
  • Identify the exercises and sequence during each component of the Move More exercise session
  • Explain the progression of the Move More programme from weeks 1-4 to weeks 19-25

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Entry requirements and learning format

We want to ensure you select the course that best fits your team’s needs. This section outlines the entry requirements for this specific course, details the learning format, and provides any additional information necessary for making an informed decision.

Entry Requirements16+, Level 2 Gym Instructor, Level 3 Personal Trainer
Learning FormatBlended learning, Online learning then practical workshop
Assessment DetailsOnline assessments after each part of the online learning, Practical formative assessment on workshop
Qualifications AchievedStrength and Balance CPD

Understanding the Buying Process

Are you considering upskilling your workforce with training solutions with Future Fit for Business? If you’re unsure about the process, follow our step-by-step guide on enrolling on our courses.

  1. 1

    Download our brochure

    Please fill out our form to receive a comprehensive price guide. This guide will provide you with all the essential information you need regarding the investment in our solutions. By obtaining this guide, you’ll gain a detailed understanding of the costs and benefits associated with our offerings, helping you make informed decisions.

  2. 2

    Book a call with the Future Fit for Business experts

    Once you have received your Price Guide, one of our friendly experts will be in touch to speak you through your requirements and answer any questions. They will be your assigned advisor and will be able to help you every step of the way.

  3. 3

    Discuss needs

    A conversation with you consultant to define your business requirements. They will listen to your needs and develop a bespoke training plan that incorporates scalability, product bundles, add-ons, and custom options. Additionally, they will discuss payment options and collaborate with you to find a solution that fits your budget.

  4. 4

    Get your team started

    After agreeing to a plan that suits your needs, you will gain access to training materials through our specially designed learning platform, Flex. This platform will provide your staff with all the content to begin your staff upskilling process.

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