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Welcome to the Community Therapists Network, a national organisation providing information, training and education to AHPs working within rehabilitation and intermediate care settings and who work across education, health, mental health and social care (local government). They provide care and support for people living with long-term conditions.

Brain Injury Rehab

Visual perceptual and visual spatial difficulties after brain injury
Wed 12th Sept, Raphael Hospital Group, Glenside, Nr Salisbury

This workshop, with Professor Barbara A Wilson and Dr Anita Rose will aim to help delegates learn about environmental modifications that can enable those with very severe problems to survive with visual perceptual deficits and discover some of the visual aids available to help people compensate for their problems.

To read more and book  to attend click here.  

Falls Prevention

Mental Capacity Assessment and Supporting Decision -Making for SLTs

This is a 'hands-on' workshop that focuses on working with people with acquired neurological conditions and is lead by two leading experts in the field, Mark Jayes, a SLT, with specialist knowledge of Mental Capacity Assessment and Anna Volkmer, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow and SLT. If you are wishing to get to grips with assessment of mental capacity, with a particular focus on working with people with acquired neurological conditions, this workshop is ideal.

Details of the next open enrolment workshop will be available soon. Alternatively email if you wish to run this as an internal training day 



Therapy Outcome Measure - User Survey.  Thank you to all those who completed the survey. We will publish the findings of the survey in due course

Overcoming the challenges of outcomes - Kathryn Moyse reports on the culture change around delivering and measuring effective outcomes.

Click here to read this article


Health Education with a difference Focus Games

We are delighted to be featuring the work of Focus Games, who offer an innovative team building approach to supporting health professional training, through games. Take a look at what they have to offer you and your colleagues by clicking on the image, and if you are keen to try any of the games go, please use the code STR10 to save 10% on your order.

Further details from here

Importance of Good Data

NHS services across the country continue to be challenged with measuring and improving the quality of their services, and as part of that process, they need to capture data. This, as Karen Middleton, CEO of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists states in her video message at TOMs CONNECT.

To view the video click here

Work-Health Divide

Crossing the Work/Health Divide - Better Engagement with Employers 
Meeting report now available

All attendees enjoyed learning from the experiences of VR specialist colleagues across the UK. The discussion sessions enabled people to share their own perspectives. The importance of supporting employees mental health and ways of doing that was a significant feature of the day, along with an excellent presentation which got people thinking about what outcomes VR services should be measuring. To read the executive summary click here


People and Aninals

People and Animals UK CIC: An independent community organisation, driving social change, supporting coordinated community action in economically marginalised, isolated communities. Creating opportunities for excluded, vulnerable people to engage, share ideas and develop an identity, we utilise the non-threatening appeal of animals to overcome barriers faced; regardless of disability, mental health challenges, age, culture, economic status, background. From engagement to empowerment, we provide stability through strong community connections to enable voices of those who have not previously been heard.

Further details of the organisatin can be found from here