ORLAU is running a new course on Orthotic Management of Contractures on Thursday 24th Oct – For more information see their flyer below or to book see their website ORLAU
Archives for August 2019
NHS Improvement & AHP colleagues have produced a joint supporting publication for the AHPs into Action programme for supporting healthcare in care home.
This quick guide will support AHPs and service leaders to meet the priorities and ambitions for care home residents detailed in the NHS long term plan. The NHS long term plan details 4 strategic priorities for community health services, one of which was the roll out of the Enhancing Health in Care Homes Framework. The ambition includes a focus on nutrition and hydration and provision of support from the right professionals when care home residents have been unwell, including rehabilitation.
Moving Medicine, developed by the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England, is an online resource that has been developed to assist physical activity conversations between healthcare professionals and their patients by adopting a motivational interviewing framework and evidence-based recommendations specific to their condition.
They have developed a new module for lower limb amputees and are now seeking feedback regarding its content.
They would be grateful if you would follow the link below to review the module and take the time to complete a brief survey regarding it, in order for us to optimise the resource prior to it being formally launched. Please do this by 18th August.
To learn more about Moving Medicine and to view additional modules that are already freely available online please visit www.movingmedicine.ac.uk.