Studies and Research
As part of our ongoing commitment to providing the best possible services for children who have cerebral palsy, clinical staff at BCTCW carry out small research studies and submit their findings to national and international conferences.
The posters featured in the links below describe various aspects of our research work and reflect our quest to drive forward the learning and skills of clinicians working with cp. For more information please contact the Centre.
- Habilitation Goals Evaluated in Preterm Children with CP compared to Term Children in a Cerebral Palsy Therapy Centre
- The Effect of Transverse Muscle Belly Mobilisation of the Gastrocnemius in Children with CP on Specific Kinematics of the Sit-To-Stand Movement
- Can Functional Change be Achieved, in Chidren & Young Adults who have CP and are classified on the Gross Motor Function Classification Scale (GMFCS) as Level V Through Therapeutic Handling and Positioning, and How Do You Measure It?
- Collaborative Outreach Model to Facilitate Sharing of Skills between Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy, NHS, and Tertiary Service, Results in Positive Change in Children's Function, families understanding and ability to manage their child's care
- "Listen to Me...I'm Trying to Tell You Something" - Reading a Child's Communicative Behaviours Impacts Tone, Handling and Functional Opportunities
- Utilisation of SMART Goals and Goal Attainment Scaling to Measure and Drive Improvements in Quality in a Specialist Therapy Service for Children who have Cerebral Palsy
- Using Bobath Therapy to Develop Independent Living Skills in Teenagers who have Cerebral Palsy (H. L. Holgate (BSc(OT))
- Speech Breathing Intervention to Impact Speech Intelligibility in a Seventeen Year Old Client with Cerebral Palsy
- The Effects of an Intensive Independent Living Skills Therapy block Upon Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy and Their Parents
- Does Gestational Age of a Preterm Child and Gross Motor Function Classification Scale Level Affect Parental Concerns and how do These Relate to International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health Domains
- Habilitation Goals Evaluated in Preterm Children with Cerebral Palsy Compared to Term Children in a Cerebral Palsy Therapy Centre