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A Life to Be Lived: An Update on Physiotherapy with the Ageing Person

A one-day interactive workshop of lectures and practical sessions reviewing physiotherapy interventions with older people.


Course Aims

A one-day course combining theory and practical application for physiotherapists:

  • To update them on neuro-musculo-skeletal aspects of the ageing body (with a focus on changes in gait and balance) of relevance to clinical practice with this population.
  • To review contemporary research evidence about the benefits of physical activity, exercise for falls prevention, and recognition and management of frailty.
  • To consider commonly used assessment tools and outcome measurement.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • List common changes that occur in the ageing nervous, muscular and skeletal systems.
  • Discuss and consider the appropriateness of assessment tools, treatments and outcome measurement commonly used with their ageing patients.
  • Access research evidence about the benefits of physical activity, falls prevention and frailty to inform their clinical practice.


Additional Information

  • Attendance certificate will be issued.
  • CPD: 5 hours.


Fees / Funded Places

  • £155.00
  • Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.



  • Refreshments included.
Delegate costs: 
£155 per delegate


Organiser name: 
Organiser telephone: 
01332 254679
Organiser email:


Where & When

7 Sep 2018
Royal Derby Hospital
Uttoxeter Road
Derby DE22 3NE
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