Posture and Balance in Relation to the Upper Limbs for Assistants

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 Upper Limbs for Assistants

9th September 2020

Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby

Lecturer: Erica Malcolm, MCSP

Consultant To and Founder of Physio Where You Are             

Specialist Mobile Neurological Therapy Team

Ref. 2782

 

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 upper limbs.
  • To be able to link poor postural control to inappropriate muscular activity in the upper limbs in sitting and standing.
  • To be able to assess whether an individual is using the upper 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.

 

CPD hours of attendance: 5.25 hours

 

Fee: £130 (Refreshments included)

 

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