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Postural care and the role of therapeutic lying

On Demand
Up-coming Webinar

In this session we will discuss the principles of 24-hour postural care and the role of therapeutic lying. Predictable body shape changes associated with lying positions and the implications of these on sitting posture will be explored. The essential components of a physical assessment and how this is then interpreted to build therapeutic and stable lying positions will be discussed.  The role of equipment as part of this process will be considered along with the challenges of integrating lying positioning as part of everyday life and care.

Duration: 1 hour
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Meet our Experts:

Jane Pratley

Jane Pratley

Physiotherapist

Jane is a physiotherapist specialising in 24-hour postural care and seating for people with complex physical disability. She has many years of experience working in neurological and community rehabilitation in both the independent sector and the NHS. Since 2005, Jane has worked to provide comprehensive assessment, training and support for adults and children in 24-hour postural care. Jane’s clinical skill is supported by a PGCert in Posture Management for People with Complex Physical Disability and an MSc in Neuro-rehabilitation. She is qualified to carry out the Goldsmith Measure of Body Symmetry (Level 3) and has a PTTLS Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

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We look forward to seeing you on:
March 27, 2024 2:00 PM

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