Posture and Balance in Relation to the Lower Limbs For Assistants

Course/Conference Details

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

52.9140041, -1.4572872


Erica Malcolm MCSP

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NCORE Training and Events

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01332 254679

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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


    • £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 |  | 01332 254679 |