Thursday 13 September 2018 to Friday 14 September 2018
Marie Stanley (Physiotherapist & Bobath Tutor) The Bobath Centre
What is it?
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.
To broaden the Therapy Assistant’s understanding of the Bobath Concept and its application to children with cerebral palsy.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Give an overview of the Bobath Concept and how it is applied to children with cerebral palsy
- Describe the different types of cerebral palsy, how they affect function and some principles of treatment
- Understand how therapists working within the Bobath concept apply their skills to activities such as play and communication.
How will the course be taught?
This course will include a mix of lectures, videos, treatment demonstrations and group work, including trying some practical skills on each other.