Short course

Rehabilitation Principles & Facilitation Workshop

A two-day course for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

This workshop is aimed at those working in functional rehabilitation, e.g. Community, Medical, Stroke, Neurology, Amputees, and Orthopaedic environments. It is designed to introduce participants to some principles of rehabilitation.

  • Location – York campus
  • Duration – Two-day study day
  • Facilitators - Pam Bagot MSc, MCSP, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Team Lead Neuro and Stroke

Course Fees

    £95 For self-funded individuals

    Health Education England funding available Funding criteria

Course information

What will I learn?

Analysis of inefficiencies in movement and functional abilities is vital to promote the functional independence / quality of life that patients’ desire.  Focus will be on clinical assessment skills, creating hypothesis regarding inefficiencies of movement followed by planning out treatment / functional strategies to address patient issues.  It is largely practical and therapists will practice skills in small groups. Attendees will receive a free follow up handbook / access to exclusive videos of skills taught.

Through this workshop, participants will:

Gain an understanding of the philosophy and principles of requirements for functional ability and rehabilitation

Be skilled in the assessment of functional activities:

  • Rolling and bed mobility
  • Lying to sitting
  • Sitting to standing to sitting
  • Transfers bed to chair etc.
  • Standing balance
  • Gait—effects of posture on function. Impact of walking aids
  • High level balance activities and stairs

Develop an understanding of how to incorporate learnt strategies into daily functional exercises

  • Choice of “starting positions” for activity based work
  • Understand the effects of these varying postures on patient abilities

 

Have ability to utilise knowledge / skills to suggest functional strategies for case study examples

Acquire the ability to apply the techniques of facilitation to individuals requiring movement re- education

  • Rolling and bed mobility
  • Lying to sitting
  • Sitting to standing to sitting
  • Transfers bed to chair etc.
  • Standing balance
  • Floor/matt work
  • Getting on/off the floor

Who should attend?

Qualified Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

Course leader biographies

Pam Bagot MSc, MCSP, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Team Lead Neuro and Stroke.

Pam has been working in rehabilitation for over 20 years. She has extensive experience in treating adults and children with complex conditions. She uses an eclectic approach to her treatment interventions, alongside other neurological interventions.

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