Age UK publish EXPERT SERIES on Falls Prevention – for commissioners and policy makers

Document Title: Falls Prevention Exercise – following the evidence Document Purpose: To explain the research base for falls prevention exercise to give a better understanding of the programmes that have been shown to be effective in preventing falls. Target Audience: Clinical Commissioning Groups, Public Health professionals, commissioners of care services, health and care service providers,…

Positive EfS Service Evaluation – Wiltshire

Wiltshire’s Exercise after Stroke (EAS) Programme is funded by Public Health and was launched in September 2012. There are currently 9 starter classes and 4 maintenance groups across Wiltshire (May 2013). Over the past 6 months the existing Marlborough class has been transitioned into the new ‘starter’ format and 3 new locations for additional classes…

Calling LLT graduates for thoughts on CPD programmes

LLT’s CPD Programmes As part of our commitment to keep you current and updated with the latest research and implementation/best practice guidelines, we have two new CPD’s that ‘we feel’ would be beneficial but we really need ‘your’ feedback and interest to know if its what you would like to see. Please express your interest…

Improving later life: Understanding the Oldest Old – AgeUK – free download

Dawn Skelton has been working closely with AgeUK for some years on falls awareness campaigns and exercise booklets, but recently, Age UK have pulled together experts to summarise what’s known in their area of research about this ‘4th generation’ and set out their advice. These summaries have been collated into a readable, informative book, aimed…

CBE Training Providers – LLT Manuals for purchase

LLT CBE Manual and Candidate Learning Resources for Training Providers The expanded Skills for Care Chair Based Exercise qualification, developed by YMCA (formerly CYQ) in conjunction with LLT and Skills for Care, was launched nationally in January 2013. Later Life Training is offering training providers who already deliver the Chair-Based Exercise qualification (or awarding organisation…

PSI research opportunity – get involved!

We hope you will get involved with an exciting opportunity to be a part of a research programme, funded by the Medical Research Council, led by Manchester University. The research focuses on the delivery of FaME and which characteristics of programmes achieve maximum levels of sustained activity in older adults. The study is purely recruiting…

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise Resources

  The following resources are available on the Parkinson’s Disease Society Website Drug treatments for Parkinson’s booklet This booklet is for people with Parkinson’s and their families. It gives information about the drugs most commonly used to help manage the condition. It starts with some practical points about taking Parkinson’s drugs and moves on to…

Happy Holidays and SALE NOW ON!

We would like to wish you a very happy holiday and to celebrate we are offering a 50% discount on the OEP Audio downloads and CD from today until the 24th December 2012. To take advantage of this offer simply enter HOLIDAY in the coupon field at the checkout! P.S. don’t forget to come and…