BBTA'S Therapy Assistants Course with Sue Armstrong - Modules 1, 2, 3

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Module I, Day 1: 08:45-16:15 Day 2: 09:00-13:00
£200 per module or £550 for all three modules

Royal United Hospital

Combe Park
Bath
BA1 3NG
United Kingdom

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51.3900466, -2.3891848

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Module II, Day 1: 08:45-16:15 Day 2: 09:00-13:00
£200 per module or £550 for all three modules

Royal United Hospital

Combe Park
Bath
BA1 3NG
United Kingdom

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51.3900466, -2.3891848

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Module III, Day 1: 08:45-16:15 Day 2: 09:00-13:00
£200 per module or £550 for all three modules

Royal United Hospital

Combe Park
Bath
BA1 3NG
United Kingdom

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51.3900466, -2.3891848

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The BBTA’s Therapy Assistants’ course is aimed at therapy assistants and technicians working in neurorehabilitation.  Each Module will focus on improving handling skills and increasing understanding of therapeutic interventions.  The Modules will include theory and practical sessions exploring movement control, function and independence.

Module I:       Improving Functional Performance: the 24-hour Approach to Rehabilitation (12th & 13th February 2022)

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

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of key movement components underpinning posture and balance (BOS, alignment);
  • Have gained an understanding of how handling influences function;
  • Safely and effectively demonstrate a range of treatment techniques within their individual scope of practice;
  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of the relationship between movement function and independence.

Module II:     The Arm and Hand in Rehabilitation (12th & 13th March 2022)

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

  • Demonstrate a better understanding of the anatomy and movement control of the arm;
  • Demonstrate a better understanding of why common clinical issues arise;
  • Improve practical skills and confidence in aiding management and rehabilitation of the arm and hand;
  • Develop an understanding of how to help the patient to include their arm in function.

Module III:    Walking and Balance in Rehabilitation (9th & 10th April 2022)

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

  • Understand the movement components of balance and walking;
  • Appreciate the importance of transferring weight for functional walking;
  • Improve practical skills and confidence in assisting patients to develop more independent mobility;
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the effect of different walking aids;
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the complexity of the demands of functional walking.