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Mental Capacity Assessment and Supporting Decision -Making for SLTs Tues 5th June, London

This workshop will focus on working with people with acquired neurological conditions and will be lead by two leading experts in the field, Mark Jayes, a speech and language therapist, with specialist knowledge of Mental Capacity Assessment and Anna Volkmer, NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow and speech and language therapist. The practical workshop will help you get to grips with assessment of mental capacity, with a particular focus on working with people with acquired neurological conditions.

To read more, including the agenda and to secure one of the special offer places at 75, click here.

Living with a Brain Tumour - Building Mental Fitness,
Wed 6th June, European Neuroconvention

Using personal experience and a life-long interest in psychology this seminar by Neil Bindemann offers some thoughts and tips on managing mental health via the developing concept of mental fitness, as a very practical approach to support people especially when the encounter a traumatic life event. To read more about this seminar, which is free to attend click here.

Learning how to use the Therapy Outcome Measure (TOM)
12th June, London

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.

Standard delegate places at 175. To book please click here

External events

Challenges in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
11th July, Raphael Hospital, Tonbridge, Kent

This workshop with Prof Robyn Tate, is designed to cover a number of challenges faced by those who work in brain injury rehabilitation. The first topic addresses difficulties in providing holistic rehabilitation. Working as an interdisciplinary team as well as the need to address cognitive, emotional and psychosocial difficulties as part of a rehabilitation programme can be challenging. Furthermore, rehabilitation is provided in inpatient, day patient and outpatient settings, all of which lead to different approaches.

Standard delegate places at 95. To book please click here


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Previous events

(TOM) Therapy Outcome Measure - Train the trainer
This special half day workshop is designed for those professionals, who have already been on a full one day TOM training day, wishing to gain the required skills and knowledge that enables them to become skilled TOMs trainers in order to run TOM workshops across their service.

Delegate Fee is 245. If you are interested in attending this workshop please email

Previous CTN events and Presentations >

CTN Annual Conference - Managing Long term Conditions in the Community

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Therapy Outcome Measures: a practical workshop in its use, application and development

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Building Your Business Case in Community Rehabilitation

A “hands on” workshop from the Community Therapists Network which aimed to teach you the essential steps of developing a business case, to support your rehabilitation service within the new commissioning environment.

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'Patient Reported Outcome Measures
Although providing ‘Patient Centred Care’ continues to be a major objective for the Department of Health, measuring the effectiveness of the care has until recently focused on processes and clinical indicators. Now, this is set to change with the drive to monitor patient outcomes.

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Provision of Community-Based Health Services: An Evidence-Based Approach

Speaker presentations from this conference available to download

This year's conference focused on two major projects:
Dr Susan Nancarrow's "COOP" Project examines the impact of staffing on the outcomes of community-based services for older people, covering patient, staff and service-related issues;
Professor Pam Enderby's "Enhancing the effectiveness of interprofessional working: cost and outcomes" looks at developing a good practice model to support interporofessional working in community-based therapy teams.

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