Event Details
National Centre of Rehabilitation Education (NCORE)
Derby Teaching Hospitals, London Road Community Hospital, London Road, Derby. DE1 2QY
E: uhdb.ncore@nhs.net    P: (01332) 254679    W: www.ncore.org.uk
A Life to Be Lived: An Update on Physiotherapy with the Ageing Person
Bhanu Ramaswamy OBE, FCSP, MSc, Grad Dip Physiotherapy
On 6th March 2020 in Derby for 1 day(s)
at London Road Community Hospital, Derby.
Course Aims

A one-day course combining theory and practical application for physiotherapists:

  • To update them on neuro-musculo-skeletal aspects of the ageing body (with a focus on changes in gait and balance) of relevance to clinical practice with this population.
  • To review contemporary research evidence about the benefits of physical activity, exercise for falls prevention, and recognition and management of frailty.
  • To consider commonly used assessment tools and outcome measurement.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • List common changes that occur in the ageing nervous, muscular and skeletal systems.
  • Discuss and consider the appropriateness of assessment tools, treatments and outcome measurement commonly used with their ageing patients.
  • Access research evidence about the benefits of physical activity, falls prevention and frailty to inform their clinical practice.
Additional Information
  • Attendance certificate will be issued.
  • CPD: 5 hours.
Fees / Funded Places
  • £155
  • Limited funded places may be available for AHP's and Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands

  • Refreshments included
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