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Welcome

Welcome to the home of the Community Therapists Network, a national organisation providing information, training and education to therapists who provide care and support for people living with long-term conditions in the community.

FEATURED EVENTS
 
TOM

Learning How to Use the TOM
27th February, Manchester

This workshop, lead by Prof Pam Enderby, will enable 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 collect and measure outcomes data on clients receiving treatments. The day includes both theoretical and practical components. Delegate Fee - £175

To read more and book click here.


TOM

Mental Capacity Assessment - Getting it Right!
Friday 2nd Match, London

Lead by a leading expert Mark Jayes, a speech and language therapist since 2003, who's PhD has been about Mental Capacity Assessment, this practical workshop will help you get to grips with assessment of mental capacity, including an overview of common communication disorders and how these can impact on mental capacity. To find out more and the day, which included legal expertise from Irwin Mitchell from the link below.

To read more and book click here



TOM

Falls Prevention: Focus on Neurological Patients, Wed 14th Match, London

It has been reported that 30% of people aged 65 and over will fall at least once a year and having a neurological condition increase that likelihood of a fall. In this workshop lead to by two experienced specialists, you will enjoy sessions that will be practical and client focused, whilst bringing in some relevant updates on the latest research. The workshop will also discuss key approaches to reducing falls in your service including assessment, with the focus being on falls prevention and management in people with neurological conditions.

To read more and book click here


CCOMMUNITY THERAPY NEWS
CTN NEWS

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

 
FEATURED RESOURCES

Bed 12, Alison Murdoch

Bed 12 is a poignant and darkly comic account of what it’s like to fight for someone’s life. It’s for anyone who wonders about their own mortality, who has experienced the serious illness of a friend or relative, or who cares about the NHS.

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


FEATURED SERVICE

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