A most excellent and challenging course
Dates to be announced
Christine Barber, Director of Therapy Services, The Bobath Centre
What is it?
The emphasis of this course is on improving participant’s clinical handling skills.
Who is the course for:
This course is suitable for paediatric physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists who have successfully completed the Basic Bobath Foundation Course.
To improve handling skills when assessing and treating children with cerebral palsy.
By the end of the course participants should be able to:
- Analyse and problem solve movement limitations
- Show insight into main problems, primary patterns, secondary problems and compensatory strategies
- Demonstrate the ability to adapt their handling to specific needs of the child
- Demonstrate the ability to facilitate an active response from the child during functional activities and state why this is essential.
How will the course be taught?
The format will include some lectures with video analysis, practical sessions and discussions in small groups, daily treatment sessions and demonstrations.