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Learning Disabilities physiotherapy news

The latest news relevant to learning disabilities physiotherapy.

  • 6 June 2018
    The garden party was hosted on behalf of The Queen by HRH Princess Royal, HRH Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on a day when the sun shone brightly. There were four Chartered Society of Physiotherapy representatives given the honour...
  • 14 May 2018
    The week is promoted and led by the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability and more information about the event can be found at: https://www.scld.org.uk/learning-disability-week/learning-disability-week-2018-generation/
  • 10 May 2018
    Public Health England have this week published a guidance document which aims to help health and social care professionals and family carers learn more about how to support the postural care needs of people with learning disabilities who are at risk of...
  • 17 April 2018
    The Allied Health Professions and Dance Movement Psychotherapy (DMP) are key players in providing health treatment and intervention to people with a learning disability including those with behaviours that challenge. These professions are therefore well-...
  • 17 April 2018
    The Annual Learning event section of this website now contains the application form and a provisional programme. The programme is not yet finalised with timings as some speakers are still to be confirmed and the AGM has yet to be scheduled in, however it...
  • 8 March 2018
     an infographic for the top ten priorities, as well as a list of the full 65 questions ranked in order.   More information can be found on the JLA Physiotherapy Priorities webpages and these will be kept updated with future...
  • 22 February 2018
      Training could save lives of 1,200 learning disabled people A lack of training for health professionals could be contributing to 1,200 avoidable deaths of people with a learning disability in England each year, research by Mencap has...
  • 1 February 2018
    Title: Developing Standards of Practice for the Specialist Learning Disability Physiotherapist Dear ACPPLD member There are currently no formal standards of practice for physiotherapists working with adults with learning disability.  Therefore, we...
  • 24 January 2018
    You can read more in the latest edition of Frontline where our chair person, Jenny Tinkler, explains why it is an important issue and how Physiotherapists can help to raise awareness   http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/stomp-it-out
  • 16 October 2017
    This decision was made because ACPPLD is a UK wide professional network therefore it is important that the location of the Annual Learning Event varies from year to year, to allow good access to all our members. Travel and time away from work can be...
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