Fears for future generation as report shows disabled children miss out
A new ground-breaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now.
AN EVIDENCE SUMMARY OF PAEDIATRIC COVID-19 LITERATURE
This post is a rapid literature review of pertinent paediatric literature regarding COVID-19 disease.
APCP postponement of study events
APCP have made the decision last night to postpone all of our study events for the next 12 weeks.
New NICE Quality Standards of Care for Adults with Cerebral Palsy
This quality standard covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy (aged 25 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Published in January 2020
Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk)
Dwarf Sports Association UK (DSAuk) regions are working in partnership with The FA and Premier League football clubs to provide training sessions for people with dwarfism.
Success for Gympanzees!
Gympanzees is the UK's first fully inclusive and accessible leisure centre for those with disabilities. Founded by a paediatric physiotherapist, it uses physio and occupational therapy principles to allow the 84% of children and young people with disabilities who cannot access regular leisure facilities to enjoy exercise, play and friendship.
New guidance published by the UK and Ireland Upper Limb Rehabilitation Network
The UK and Ireland Upper Limb Rehabilitation Network has produced a consensus level guidance document to support the clinical reasoning and processes that accompany the administration of Botulinum Toxin Type A as an adjunct to evidence-based upper limb therapy in children and young people under 19 years of age.
Coming Soon - New APCP Bursary application process
On the 1st November 2019 the APCP are launching a new Bursary programme.
NICE GUIDELINE UPDATE - Brochiolitis in children: diagnosis and management
NEW Publication - A Paediatric Musculoskeletal Competence Framework for Physiotherapists Working in the UK - The Shoulder Complex
The second in a series of paediatric musculoskeletal competency frameworks, the initial being The Spine.