Posture and Balance in Relation to the Lower Limbs For Assistants

Event details

8:45am-5:00pm
£130

Florence Nightingale Community Hospital

London Road
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom

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52.9152845, -1.4675936

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

Date:  29th November 2022

Venue:  Florence Nightingale Community Hospital, London Road, Derby DE1 2QY.

Trainer:  Erica Malcolm MCSP

Specialist Neurological Therapy Services (SNTS)

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 recognise aspects of postural deficits and link these to functional difficulties.
    • To be able to assess whether an individual is using the lower limbs appropriately in sitting and standing.

     

    Attendance Information

    • Attendance Certificate: Yes

     

    Fees

    • £130

     

    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.