Posture and Balance in Relation to the Lower Limbs For Assistants

Course/Conference Details

£150
NCORE, The Johnson Building, Locomotive Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8JE

52.9140041, -1.4572872

Trainer

Erica Malcolm MCSP

Course/Conference Organiser

Organiser name:

NCORE Training and Events

Organiser telephone:

01332 254679

Organiser email:

uhdb.ncore@nhs.net

Related website:

https://www.ncore.org.uk/

Overview

A course for assistants, working with adults with neurological damage.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Develop an understanding of the importance of postural control for function.
    • Develop an understanding of selective balance for sitting and standing.
    • Develop an understanding of the meaning of 'selective' movement of the lower limbs.
    • To be able to link poor postural control to inappropriate muscular activity in the lower limbs in sitting and standing.
    • To be able to assess whether an individual is using the lower limbs appropriately in sitting and standing.
    • To be able to recognise aspects of postural deficits and link these to functional difficulties.

    Attendance Information

    • Attendance Certificate: Yes

    Fees

    • £150

    Additional Information

    • All Participants are required to look at the relevant anatomy prior to attending and to bring an anatomy book along to the course.

    NOTE: This course has a high practical element and loose clothing or comfortable shorts and t-shirts should be worn.

    Contact:  NCORE | uhdb.ncore@nhs.net  | 01332 254679 | https://www.ncore.org.uk