IN THE NEWS - Supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities - service standards
The aims of the Standards are to support in ensuring people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, children and adults, have access to consistent high-quality support throughout their lives, when supported by any service provider. The ambition is that these Standards will be adopted nationally.
Supporting People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities- Core and Essential Service Standards
APCP MATTERS - Conference 2017 - A great success!
Cardiff is a port city on the south coast of Wales, where the River Taff meets the Severn Estuary. It was proclaimed the nation’s capital in 1955. Then in November 2017 the Welsh APCP committee hosted the APCP conference.
APCP MATTERS - PPIMS is disbanding
Paediatric Physiotherapists In Management Support ( PPIMS) was created as a specialist group at a time when health services worked in a very different way.
APCP MATTERS - New Publication - Guidance for Paediatric Physiotherapists Writing Advice for Education, Health and Care Plans
APCP are pleased to be launching a new publication.
APCP MATTERS - APCP is changing....
As an organization we have grown considerably over the last few years and in order for us to continue to grow and develop we have been advised to review our legal status by our accountants and we have done this in consultation with the CSP and some of the other larger professional networks that have already investigated their options.
NEW NICE GUIDELINE - Developmental follow-up of CYP born pre-term
Neonatal physiotherapists should be helping to provide developmental support and surveillance assessments to prematurely born children, during the first two years of their lives.
NEW PUBLICATION - APCP Neuromuscular Committee - Guidance for Paediatric Physiotherapists Managing Neuromuscular Disorders
Superhero Series launched to increase disability sport
“The idea is simple. To create fun, gutsy events where people with disabilities call the shots and don't have to worry about cut-off times or equipment restrictions. If you need flippers or floats in the water, or want to use your powered wheelchair we make it possible. In fact, as far as I'm concerned, anything goes."Sophia Warner - Super Hero Series Founder and Paralympian Triathlete
NICE publishes guideline on diagnosing and managing cerebral palsy in young people
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its first dedicated guideline on diagnosing and managing cerebral palsy in under 25s, in an attempt to improve recognition and treatment of the condition.
Safe Practice in Rebound Therapy