British Geriatrics Society Falls and Bone Health Special Interest Group support Make Movement Your Mission (MMYM)

Later Life Training are delighted to thank the BGS Falls and Bone Health SIG for their financial support of MMYM. Set up in 2001, this popular SIG acts as a focus for multidisciplinary interest and expertise on fall prevention and bone health and aims to provide an interface with other relevant organisations. MMYM has been running 3…

LLT Statement – Practical Assessment Process (PSI/OEP) during the COVID-19 Pandemic

   This brief statement is designed to support candidates and funders in better understanding our stance on practical assessments and reasonable adjustments during the covid-19 pandemic.  It explains why virtual (online) delivery of a practical session for assessment of practical skills would not be fair, equitable or an appropriate reasonable adjustment.  Download the brief statement…

Later Life Training Celebrates International Day of the Older Person on 1st October with even more additional movement minutes

Why are we embarking on this new Make Movement Your Mission (MMYM) mission? #MMYM went live on Facebook on 23rd March 2020 hoping to provide light during the lockdown by offering 3 daily bite sized movement snacks providing accurate information and messaging with a range of options designed so that something could be achievable for…

LLT Guidance In response to COVID-19 FaME & OEP Delivered as Virtual Exercise Programmes & Home Alone Guidance

Who is this guidance for and what is its purpose? This guidance is intended for falls prevention services, i.e. Postural Stability Instructors (PSI) and Otago Exercise Programme (OEP) Leaders and the organisations, commissioners and coordinators that lead and support programmes. Its purpose is for PSIs and OEP Leaders to work effectively with virtual exercise delivery…

Make Movement your Mission: Supporting people to move throughout the Covid 19 pandemic

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK went into lockdown to attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19. That same day LLT went LIVE with Make Movement your Mission. Our Mission? to provide opportunities for our teachers and instructors to help their class and group members remain active throughout Covid 19. In particular, to reach…

LLT Statement – Rationale for maintaining face to face approaches within our qualifications (May 2020)

The current COVID-19 national emergency is causing a dramatic re-think of service provision across all sectors and agendas. As exercise-training providers strive to continue to support successful learning there has been an increase in enquiries to LLT about putting all of our qualification course content online. In response to this, here is a short statement from us…

LLT supports PSIs and OEP leaders in falls prevention home exercise support during COVID-19

LLTs response, recommendations and resources to support the current COVID-19 national emergency identifies the need to support:  the specialist exercise instructor workforce (Otago Exercise Leaders (OEP), Postural Stability Instructors (PSI), whether health or fitness professionals) existing participants (of OEP and FaME programmes)  older people not currently participating in OEP/FaME programmes  LLT recommend different approaches/resources for…