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Welcome

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.

FEATURED EVENTS
Community Neuro

Managing Complex Neurological Conditions in the Community
25th June, The Banqueting Suite, Council House, Birmingham

Wherever you work, be it primary, secondary or community care, this event will help you gain the knowledge to assist in making those neurological conditions categorised as ‘complex’, less so, and support a coordinated multidisciplinary approach to care that supports the quality of life of patients and their families. Read more about the day…

Further details of this much needed event from here 


 

LIFESTYL MEDICINE

LIFESTYLE MEDICINE
21 and 22 June, Cardiff

If you are keen to learn more about how lifestyle medicine is making difference to the self-management as well as prevention of non-communicable disease, this conference is a must

Come to Cardiff and enjoy two great days of world renowned speakers and leaders in their fields, including Dr Chris Jone, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Wales and Dr Phil Hammond, doctor, TV presenter and comedian.
To find out more and to book click here 


Therapy Outcome Measure

Learning how to use the Therapy Outcome Measure
18 June, London

This workshop lead by Prof Pam Enderby, enables participants to be able to select an appropriate outcome measure for their clinical practice. Delegates go away with a greater understand of how best to use the Therapy Outcome Measure (with it's core and many adapted scales) to collect and measure outcomes data on clients receiving treatments. The day includes both theoretical and practical components, looking are how to use the TOMs to measure the value and impact of a service.

To book click here 

CCOMMUNITY THERAPY NEWS
CTN NEWS

 

Services present their TOMs research at TOMs CONNECT  Read more and hear the poster presentation from here.

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

Click here to read this artice
 
FEATURED RESOURCES

The Inflamed Mind By Professor Ed Bullmore

We are delighted to be featuring the work of Prof Ed Bullmore, who in this fascinating book reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain..

Further details and how to purchase your copy for £10 from here


The Inflamed Mind and Neurological Illness

 This was the topic that Neil Bindemann, discussed when he delved into the fascinating field of neuro-immunology, especially in relation to science of the gut microbiome and mental fitness. Neil is also speaking at the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine conference in June. Details from here

To read a copy of Neil's slides click here


Work-Health Divide

Evidencing the ‘Value’ of Rehabilitation:
How to present outcomes data to support a service.
Presented at NAIDEX, March 2019, NEC, Birmingham

Dr Steven Ariss gave a discussed how teams/services should be analysing and interpreting outcomes date and then presenting it to inform ways to improve service standards. He focused on the work with the TOM and how services are now gaining in confidence by implementing an outcome measurement that  provides key information needed to support the commissioning of a service.

Download the slides from here


FEATURED SERVICE

65 High St

65 High Street: Is a combination of a 'pop up' health education venue plus one of only 20 NHS Digital Provider Projects in the country being rolled out over the next 3 years.  No.65 has been set up by the Town Council to help those within the community who need support to access technology. The hub provides technology and guidance for users to help develop their skills and confidence. The aim is to support health and wellbeing, which ranges from shopping online and contacting friends and family to ordering a repeat prescription, accessing information on medical conditions and choosing a preferred hospital provider for surgery or appointment. No 65 is a very informal place, run by volunteers. The aim is to find out what people want to know and give them one to one help in a friendly way. The most effective way for this to work is to learn one thing at a time and to come back for more help whenever they want.

Further details of the organisatin can be found from here