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  • 15 September 2014
    The new evidence-based briefing was launched at the Physiotherapy Works Locally event in Durham. More information below Physiotherapy works: falls and frailty briefing highlights the vitally important role of physiotherapy in falls prevention and the...
  • 25 August 2014
    AGILE has produced a new online Parkinson's Disease resource. Online AGILE Resources AGILE's Parkinson's Disease Resource http://prezi.com/kdemul72vooz/agiles-parkinsons-resource/
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  • 20 August 2014
    The audit showed that stroke patients received physiotherapy on just over half of the days during their hospital stay The data, from the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) sentinel stroke national audit programme (SSNAP), mark the first time the...
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  • 6 June 2014
    Physical activity can help to reduce the risk of dementia The call for a new policy initiative was made in a joint consensus agreement between the UK Health Forum – a group of 59 organisations from the dementia and public health communities – together...
  • 23 May 2014
    The interactive maps enable comparison of stroke service performance. © Royal College of Physicians This is the view of Dr Cherry Kilbride, who is the CSP representative on the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP), led by the Royal College of...
  • 2 May 2014
    The CSP has teamed up with West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit to help make the case for physiotherapy in preventing falls The society has teamed up with West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit,...
  • 4 April 2014
    CSP professional adviser Ruth ten Hove: 'This is the first time that physiotherapy data is being captured on a national quality assured database'. The web-based audit of hip fracture care and prevention, which covers 186 hospitals across England, Wales...
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  • 17 March 2014
    Reablement services give adults short, intensive bursts of care to regain lost skills. Download the full report below The watchdog found gaps in data and a lack of evidence about what reablement strategies work to help patients regain skills, confidence...
  • 14 March 2014
    Tricia Robinson and her Canadian canoe But for private physiotherapy practitioner Tricia Robinson the answer was simple. ‘An MS patient could not get to me for treatment so I attended her in my Canadian canoe, travelling from Langport to the further...
  • 3 March 2014
    In an article published today as the CSP opened its annual representative conference in Cardiff, Ms Rees says falls can be prevented, yet are a leading cause of death in people aged over 75. She gives of an example of ‘excellent care’ at Tenby Cottage...
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