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Know Injury Events and Training

 

This calendar provides a list of upcoming Know Injury events and training.

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Older Adult Injury Prevention Series: Reducing social isolation and promoting wellbeing in older adults Friday 5 October 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembely or via webinar Social isolation and loneliness in older adults has been associated with increased risk for early mortality.  Social isolation can affect all aspects of health and well-being, while improving social connections and promoting an active lifestyle positively influences physiological health, mental health, cognitive function, self-esteem and sense of meaning- leading to healthy ageing.  Join Know Injury for this seminar as we address how to reduce social isolation amongst older adults and promote well-being.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  The seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and strategies available to reduce social isolation in older adults living in the community.  The seminar will also be available via webinar. Registrations here
Older Adult Injury Prevention Series: How to prevent medication poisonings in older adults Wednesday 17 October 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar The older adult population are the largest users of medicines and as the Western Australian population continues to age and live longer with multiple chronic conditions, poisoning due to medications will continue to increase.  Health Care professionals and care workers have a ‘duty of care’ to the people they support and care for.  They have the opportunity to act reasonably to avoid foreseeable risk of poisoning and a medication related problem.  This seminar will provide care workers and service providers supporting older adults, the knowledge and confidence to respond and prevent unintentional poisonings in older adults by raising awareness of resources available and strategies to support older adults to administer medication correctly.  This seminar will also be available via webinar. Registrations here
Youth Injury Prevention Seminars: Preventing self-harm in young people Wednesday 31 October 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar Join Know Injury for the Youth Injury Prevention Seminars as our panel of experts discuss ‘Preventing self-harm in young people’, ‘Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers’, and ‘Preventing alcohol-related injuries and harm among young people’.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  Each seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development and strategies to prevent harm and injuries in youth in Western Australia. Registrations here
Youth Injury Prevention Seminars: Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers Wednesday 14 November 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar Join Know Injury for the Youth Injury Prevention Seminars as our panel of experts discuss ‘Preventing self-harm in young people’, ‘Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers’, and ‘Preventing alcohol-related injuries and harm among young people’.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  Each seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development and strategies to prevent harm and injuries in youth in Western Australia. Registrations here
Youth Injury Prevention Seminars: Preventing alcohol-related injuries and harm among young people Wednesday 28 November 9.00am-11.00am Bendat Community Centre, Wembley or via webinar Join Know Injury for the Youth Injury Prevention Seminars as our panel of experts discuss ‘Preventing self-harm in young people’, ‘Preventing road crashes and injuries among young drivers’, and ‘Preventing alcohol-related injuries and harm among young people’.  Keynote presentations will be delivered from research, policy and practice perspectives.  Each seminar will focus on how research and data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development and strategies to prevent harm and injuries in youth in Western Australia. Registrations here