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The latest news from APCP relating to APCP activities and paediatric physiotherapy.

  • 22 May 2016
    Karen Horridge (Chair of the British Academy of Childhood Disbility)  was recently invited by MacKeith to make a podcast to coincide with the publication of the paper in June’s Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 'Quantifying multi-...
  • 3 May 2016
    The Handling of People (Backcare) The first edition of this guidance (1981) was published in response to growing concerns about the prevalence of low back pain, injury and work loss in the nursing profession, associated with the manual handling of...
  • 1 May 2016
    So your next patient has a learning disability? The majority of people with a learning disability can successfully access mainstream physiotherapy services when reasonable adjustments are made. This booklet has been written to support physiotherapists...
  • 1 May 2016
    Clinical and service guidelines for supporting children, young people and adults with intellectual disabilities who are at risk of receiving abusive or restrictive practices.
  • 18 April 2016
    A week ago, Suzanne Rastrick (NHS England’s Chief Allied Health Professions Officer) told of plans to engage the Allied Health Professions to co-create and shape the vision for the future - specifically, to form a national declaration,...
  • 16 April 2016
    APCP Chair - Liz Gray - is featured in the 25th Anniversary Edition of the HemiHelp Member's magazine answering questions about the use of physiotherapy in treating hemiplegia. Questions ranged from the main aim of physiotherapy in the management of...
  • 9 April 2016
    Winners will receive £750, the opportunity to display their work at the Public Health England Conference in September 2016 and travel expenses of up to £250 to attend. Entrants should be HCPC registered AHPs. Information and application form are...
  • 29 March 2016
    The statement has been signed by Mencap, the Council for Disabled Children, the Tizard Centre, and the Children's Commissioner for England.
  • 29 March 2016
    Latest social care guidance aims to improve and standardise the support for young people who are receiving health or social care as they become adults by ensuring care is more person-centred. More than 40,000 people under the age of 18 in...
  • 29 March 2016
    'Building the right support: A national implementation plan to develop community services and close inpatient facilities' was published in October 2015 by NHS England, the Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Adult Social...
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