Fit For Life Nursing Home Services
Since 2001 Fit For Life have designed and developed our services and training by listening to our customers and ensuring that the support and expertise we provide is immediately applicable in the day to day delivery of care.
We have the capacity to deliver onsite Allied Healthcare Professional (AHP) services such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Group Exercise Therapy and other therapies listed below. We have a vast amount of experience providing weekly contracted hours in any or all of the therapies listed.
Most commonly Fit For Life provide a multidisciplinary service for a nursing home or daycare centre on a weekly basis. This usually consists of a mixture of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and exercise therapy (individual and group exercise sessions). We can work together to develop a weekly service that best suits your specific needs! Fit For Life also have experience working in tandem with in-house therapists, assisting in setting up or remodelling current services and providing additional specialised training to qualified therapists in older adult care.
In addition to onsite clinical input Fit For Life offer a range of training courses in falls prevention, manual handling, positioning, cognitive screening and training to deliver exercise to older adults which are all listed below.
Other services that we provide related to providing support for senior management and or proprietors in the areas of providing pre-inspection audits in the area of falls, manual handling (including equipment) or assistance in complex individual cases.
Finally, we can also provide support and expertise in all stages of new build or renovations including OT environmental assessments and sourcing and recommendations for specialised equipment.
Further details of all of these services are listed below but please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information or to book a training course for your team!
Training courses: Manual handling & Exercise Instructor Courses
We can deliver a variety of training courses in-house with your team at your nursing home or daycare centre. Your team members can also join our courses at our Sandyford Clinic or at locations nationwide. We run new and refresher people handling and manual handling courses for clinical and non-clinical team members. And, we can discuss your specific in-house needs and tailor the course content to suit. Why not contact Mark on 01-2137915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat through your specific training needs!
Advanced People Manual Handling Workshops
Falls Prevention Training Courses
Risk Assessments, Audits & Reports
Buildings and Equipment
‘We have found Fit For Life a great service which we have used for many years. Our residents benefit from both weekly class and individual physiotherapy service which they provide. We at Kinvara House would be very happy to recommend Fit For Life’.
Kinvara House Nursing Home, Bray
'Fit for Life makes a tremendous contribution to the physiological and occupation health of our residents. The program provides a comprehensive repertoire of interventions meeting the physical needs of residents with ongoing assessments, exercises programs, individual and group mobilisation activities. All of which is provided by a professional team who continually engage residents with clear goals & motivational programs that build on the strengths and abilities of residents which enhances their well being each day'.
'This course is brilliant, very useful for all activity coordinators or healthcare professionals about how important exercise is for residents and how to engage them in fun exercises’.
Exercise Instructor for the Older Adult
Bridie McGroary Fletcher
Director of Services
St. Monica’s Nursing Home Ltd., Dublin