Posture and Balance in Relation to the Lower Limbs For Assistants

Event details

9:00am-5:00pm
£130

London Road Community Hospital, Derby

London Road
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom

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52.9141634, -1.4681851

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679

uhdb.ncore@nhs.net

http://www.ncore.org.uk

Posture and Balance in Relation to the Lower Limbs For Assistants

15th October 2020

Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby         Ref.2785

Lecturer: Erica Malcolm, MCSP

Consultant To and Founder of Physio Where You Are             

Specialist Mobile Neurological Therapy Team

 

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.

 

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

 

Course Programme

 9.00

Registration & Refreshments

 9.30

Theory – Explanation of Terms – Posture, Balance,

 Selective Movement, Muscle Tone, Patterns of Movement.

10.30

Coffee/Tea

11.00

Practical – Assessment of postural control and balance in sitting, with specific reference to the lower limbs.

12.30

Lunch

13.15

Practical – Assessment and exploration of postural control and balance when moving between sitting and standing.

14.30

Coffee/Tea

15.00

Practical – Assessment of balance and postural control in standing

16.00

Discussion

16.30

Close

 

Content of Practical Sessions may change based on interests of the delegates.

 

N.B.  Delegates will be participating in practical sessions, it is therefore suggested that loose comfortable clothing be worn i.e. shorts and tee shirt.

 

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

 

CPD Certificate of attendanceawarded at end of course 5.25 hrs

 

Fee: £130 (including refreshments)

 

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