Posture and Balance in Relation to the Upper Limbs for Assistants

Event details


Florence Nightingale Community Hospital

London Road
United Kingdom

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52.9152845, -1.4675936

Event Organiser

NCORE (National Centre of Rehabilitation Education)

01332 254679

Posture and Balance in Relation to the Upper Limbs for Assistants

Date:  28th 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 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


    Attendance Information

    • Attendance Certificate: Yes



    • £130


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