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Introductory Course

Date/Time:                    Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th September 2015

 Location:                      Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                         19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                          Cardiff, CF14 7BP

 Level:                            Introductory level

 

Course leaders:         Jennifer Carroll MA, MCSP, PGC(HE)

                                        (Consultant Physiotherapist and Bobath Tutor)

 

                                         Rina Van der Walt MSc, MRCSLT

                                       (Consultant Speech & Language Therapist & Senior Bobath Tutor)

 

                                          Dawn Forbes MCSP

                                         (Clinical Expert Physiotherapist)

                  

What is the Introductory Course?

 The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the use of the Bobath concept through demonstrations, discussions and lectures.

 Because of the introductory nature of this course, there will not be an opportunity for practical handling by course participants.

 

Objectives:

- To familiarise therapists with the basic concepts that underpin the Bobath approach to treatment.

- To demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of assessment and treatment using the Bobath approach.

- To discuss the implications of an understanding of child development to the treatment of cerebral palsy.

- To demonstrate the assessment and treatment of children with spastic and dyskinetic features of cerebral palsy.

 

Who is the course for?

 The course is aimed at physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and

doctors who work with children with cerebral palsy or who hope to work in paediatrics in the future.

 

Fee:      £375.00

Introductory Course - Enrolment Form

 

 

Use of Multi Disciplinary Goal Attainment Scaling for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Date/Time:                  Monday 9th November — Tuesday 10th November 2015

 Location:                    Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                       19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                        Cardiff, CF14 7BP

 Level:                           Introductory

 

Course leaders:         Jennifer Carroll MA MCSP PCG(HE)

                                       (Consultant Physiotherapist and Bobath Tutor)

 

                                        Rina Van der Walt  MSc, MRCSLT

                                       (Consultant Speech & Language Therapist & Senior Bobath Tutor)

 

                                        Marissa Mount MSc

                                       (Occupational Therapist)

 

What is the Goal Settings Course?

The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the use of the Goal Attainment Scaling to establish multi-disciplinary outcome measures that are appropriate, relevant and useful  across a case load of mixed classifications, ages and GMFCS levels, to include videos, workshops and lectures.

 

Objectives

Be able to:

· Identify reasons for multi-disciplinary goal setting in children

· Understand Goal Attainment Scaling

· Identify and write a GAS goal for a patient with cerebral palsy

· Consider goals in the context of the ICF

· Explain how the goal links with assessment and treatment

 

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists who work with children who have cerebral palsy.

 

Fee:     £250.00 (or £200.00 each for a team of 3 or more working together)

Goal Attainment Scaling Course - Enrolment Form



Therapy Assistant Course

Date/Time:                Tuesday 1st March 2016 — Wednesday 2nd March 2016

 

Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                     19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                      Cardiff, CF14 7BP

 

Level:                         Introductory level

 

Course leaders:      Renee Brouwers MSc, MCSP

                                    (Bobath Clinical Expert Physiotherapist)

 

                                    Rina Van de Walt MSc, MRCSLT

                                    (Consultant Speech & Language Therapist & Senior Bobath Tutor)

 

What is the Therapy Assistants Course?

This is a two day Introductory Course aimed at introducing Therapy Assistants to the Bobath Concept

and helping them to work more effectively  with children with cerebral palsy.

 

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for Therapy Assistants (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and

Language Therapy) who have more than one year’s experience of working with children with cerebral palsy.

 

Aim:  To broaden the Therapy Assistant’s understanding of the Bobath Concept and its                  application to children with cerebral palsy.

 

Objectives:

- To familiarise participants with the Bobath approach to management of children with cerebral palsy.

- To review the different types of cerebral palsy & explain how their atypical muscle tone, postures and movement patterns could affect their function.

- To demonstrate Bobath principles of treatment to influence how children with different types of Cerebral Palsy perform activities (e.g. walk, play. Communicate, eat & drink).

 

Fee:      £315.00

Assistants Course 2016 - Enrolment Form


Further courses related  to Bobath can be found at www.bobath.org.uk/education-and-training/upcoming-courses/