Strategies and Actions for Independent Living (SAIL)

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University of Victoria

The practical SAIL tools help home care aides and community support workers to help clients live at home more safely by preventing falls and fall injuries. This NEW instructor-facilitated, three-week course offers case studies, videos, discussion and interactive assessments. You will learn how to apply the following tools in your work:

  • A specially developed, three-level, home-based exercise program that includes videos and handouts for client use, and training for you on how to motivate and support clients to use the program
  • A detailed risk factor checklist
  • An action plan framework with numerous strategies and actions to reduce each risk factor
  • Fall tracking and reporting tools
  • Optional ongoing yearly access to the SAIL tools and videos available on a sliding scale. Includes additional guidance for home care service supervisors to manage a SAIL program.

Expect to spend 3-5 hours per week in this course. Students completing the training course will receive a professional development certificate.


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