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…

Older Men, Missing in Action?

Monday marked the start of the UK Men’s Health Week – the theme “Take Action on Covid 19.” During the last 3 months Make Movement Your Mission (MMYM) has proved to be an important step forward for Later Life Training with over 2,900 people signed up to the 3 daily Movement snacks during the Covid…