Freda’s Fall is an interactive e-learning film focused on the prevention and management of falls

– Aimed at all healthcare professionals and associated staff and service users with a particular interest in falls and frailty

– Designed to enhance the knowledge and understanding of falls management through a mix of video, informational and instructional text.

It is comprised of four learning modules that follow 84 year old ‘Freda’ over a period of 12 days:

Part 1 – The events leading up to Freda’s fall.

Part 2 – The paramedics arrive.

Part 3 – Freda is in hospital following her fall.

Part 4 – Freda is back at home. and provides links to other evidence and other resources on falls management.

It is free to access, user friendly and will run on desktop computers and mobile devices.

The link to access Freda’s fall is: http://cepn-align.org/FredasFall

This has been funded by Health Education England North West London, as part of development of a Community Education Provider Network (CEPN) called ALIGN (An Allied Health Professions Innovative Learning Network in Falls Management and developed by the Allied Health Enterprise Development Centre), a joint venture between Buckinghamshire New University and Allied Health Solutions.

Please do use and tell us what you think.

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  1. Rosie.Cooper 3 April 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Hi June
    What a truly fabulous resource – thank you for sharing. I’m Falls Lead for Aberdeen HSCP and would love to incorporate it into our Falls Training for Community Staff – would this be ok?

  2. June Davis 18 April 2016 at 10:14 pm

    H Rosie,

    We would be de
    delighted for you to use it in Aberdeen.

    Best wishes June

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