Evidence for 24 hour posture management
Starting with a definition of posture and which people are most at risk from the effects of gravity on their body shape, this webinar goes on to consider posture management over a 24-hour period and the evidence base surrounding the topic. We consider current service provision and gaps in service, creating unmet needs and then explore whether any principles of posture management can be introduced in attendees work settings.
- To have an understanding of the principles of posture and basic assessment.
- To have an awareness of the effects of gravity on posture and how this can impact function.
- To have an understanding of the evidence for posture management.
- To have an awareness of current service provision and unmet needs.
- To consider how postural management principles might be introduced to your work setting.
Meet our Experts
Lauren is a Specialist Occupational Therapist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire who trained at Oxford Brookes University and went on to complete an MSc in Rehabilitation and Posture Management, also at Oxford Brookes. She worked in Wheelchair Services for 9 years, which included prescribing wheelchairs and specialist seating for people with complex disabilities. She now teaches Occupational Therapy on a Degree Apprenticeship programme and works independently and freelance completing posture and wheelchair assessments privately.
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