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Activity Professionals: Fall Prevention Training Services, LLC becomes NCCAP Pre-Approved Provider
Today, Fall Prevention Training Services, LLC announced that it has become a pre-approved provider of continuing education for the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (NCCAP).
Developed by Dr. Betty Perkins-Carpenter, Rochester, NY, founder and President of Senior Fitness Inc., the Six-Step Balance System is a proven program that utilizes repetitive practice of a series of movements and simple activities, such as the "Chorus Line" and "Dancing with a Pillow," to help older adults gain better balance and increase their level of daily physical activity.
The system is designed to reduce the probability of falls, the fear of falling and fall-related injuries. It also increases body flexibility, leg strength and overall endurance.
"Every 12 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall," said Claye. "These accidents can be dramatically reduced through learning this set of easy, yet effective, activities. Older adults need no longer live in fear of falling and can lead productive and fulfilling lives."
"I've been impressed with the large variety of exercise classes offered to residents in various senior facilities across the country", said Claye. "Now I am happy to say that since our course has been approved by NCCAP, Activity Professionals and Home Care Workers can get certified to teach this program, a proven system to reduce falls! We look forward to reaching out to this growing group of dedicated health care professionals and really make a difference in the falls epidemic."
Completion of the eight-hour course also qualifies the student for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) with various Occupational & Physical Therapy licensure boards or professional associations as well as Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for several major personal trainer certifications.
For more information on course dates and location go to http://fallpreventiontrainer.com/
About Fall Prevention Training Services, LLC
Fall Prevention Training Services, LLC of Franklin, MI provides fall prevention and balance training for older adults, care givers, community service organizations and professionals in the personal fitness & health care industries.
For more information, visit Fall Prevention Training Services on the web at www.fallpreventiontrainer.com or call Toll Free (844) 2-STOP FALLS.