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Ways to show that Physiotherapy Works

File 133076We've been highlighting three every month, but you can use all the actions below at any time to show that Physiotherapy Works.

Catch up on the Physiotherapy UK 2014 event

Highlights from this year's event including a full-length video of CSP chief executive Karen Middleton's Founders Lecture.

Physiotherapy UK

Connect with CSP on Facebook or Twitter

Connect with staff and collagues, join the discussion, and build your own network to spread the word about what you're doing.

CSP on social media

Create your elevator pitches

Elevator pitches let you promote your service in record time. The key is to have three short points to deliver to commissioners.

Create your elevator pitches

Discuss the Physiotherapy Works briefings

The Physiotherapy Works briefings provide the data and details you need to make the case for physiotherapy services.

Physiotherapy Works briefings

Download and use the cost of falls calculator

Show how much money can be saved by using preventative physiotherapy when comissioning care for older people.

Cost of falls

Invite board members or executives to your department

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust invited their chief executive to see their community physio services. You can do the same.

Invite board members or executives to your department

Listen to your patients

Feedback about your service from patients, service users and stakeholders can help you make improvements that enhance user experience - and decision-maker perceptions.

Listen to your patients

Make connections with patient groups

Building local links with charities or patient organisations is the key to improving access to physiotherapy for older people.

Make connections with patient groups

Make your Physiotherapy Works pledge online

Members across the country are pledging to promote physiotherapy in a variety of ways. See what other people are saying, then log in to upload a picture and make a pledge of your own.

Make your pledge online

Measure the effectiveness of your service

Collate outcome measures for 20 patients, with a measure you are already using.

This data can be used with the patient experience audit when building your business case and elevator pitch.

Measure the effectiveness of your service

Read and reflect on a Frontline feature

Reading and reflecting on Frontline features can help physios learn from one another's experience and spark new ideas.

Selected Frontline features

Read the Physiotherapy Works evidence briefings

Read the new and updated briefings on hip fractures and social care to influence non-physios, decision makers and the public.

These can help when demonstrating the clinical and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy.

Read the new briefings: Obesity, A&E

Read the updated record-keeping guidance

The Francis Report emphasized the need for better information across healthcare - make sure you’re up to speed with good record management, the cloud, retention and more.

Read the updated record-keeping guidance

Run a patient-focussed audit with your team

A successful audit can help you understand patient experiences within your service. The data can then be presented to decision-makers.

Run a patient-focussed audit with your team

Support Older People's Day

Continue the spirit of Older People's Day with downloads, posters and ideas for events you can use during October and beyond.

Older People's Day in October and beyond

Watch the West Midlands video presentations

Speaking from the West Midlands event, Sue Rees and Kay Stevenson highlight the importance of bravery, taking responsibility, and demonstrating the impact of your service.

Watch the West Midlands video presentations

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