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Abdi and Karen’s Lockdown Journey: Part 2

"I thought i was going to chill but no chance..." As promised, here is the second installment of Abdi and Karen's Lockdown Journey! Abdi: "I suddenly realised that I would really miss Wheelchair football and Boccia that I went to every week that I now couldn’t go to. I was about to go back for some more sessions on the [...]

By |2020-10-13T12:35:35+00:00July 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abdi and Karen’s Lockdown Journey: Part 1

“Things got crazier and crazier….” Over the coming weeks we are going to share with you one of the many success stories we have seen at SP Therapy Services during the Covid-19 crisis. We decided to take a “virtual first” approach straight away and Karen Vercoe gradually began to plan some of the creative ways she could engage her clients [...]

By |2020-10-13T12:06:56+00:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coronavirus- Impact on Rehabilitation

Susan Pattison, Practice Director was pleased to be asked to contribute to a round-table discussion about the future of rehabilitation and the impact of the Coronavirus. Susan joined a panel of experts from both the private sector and the NHS as they discussed how teams had met the challenge of continuing rehabilitation during lockdown. The panellists shared their experiences in [...]

By |2020-07-08T07:46:19+00:00July 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SP Therapy Services Hosts its Inaugural Webinar!

On Thursday 4th June 2020, SP Therapy Services hosted its inaugural Webinar; Remote Neurological Physiotherapy, possible, but is it preferable? The SP Therapy Services' Physiotherapy team shared their experiences of the rapid deployment of Neurological Physiotherapy by video link during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The Webinar was introduced and chaired by Susan Pattison, Director and Physiotherapist and the team members [...]

By |2020-06-16T09:06:43+00:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID19 Update by Susan Pattison

“There is only one way to survive and thrive when faced with circumstances out of our control and for which we are unprepared: ADAPT.” 3 weeks ago we looked at the Covid-19 situation and asked ourselves how can we ensure we don't contribute to the problem, but are part of the solution... We decided the worst thing we could do [...]

By |2020-10-16T13:56:43+00:00April 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anna Contributes to Physiopedia; An Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury

Anna Ziemer has a reputation as a walking encyclopedia of knowledge on Acquired Brain Injury. She is always passionate and so willing to share her knowledge for the enrichment of others and to improve our patient experiences. Anna is a full time Specialist Physiotherapist based in Clinic , an active member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology, [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:35:50+00:00January 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Driving after an Acquired Brain Injury

Written by Franki Collinson, Occupational Therapist and Champion for Cognition For many of our clients concerns about driving can play heavily on their minds. Some may have lost their licence as a result of injury or seizures at the time of an accident, for others their concern is being unsure as to whether they can/should apply for a provisional licence, [...]

By |2020-10-16T13:57:42+00:00January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Abdi’s View on His Occupational Therapy progress!

Karen Vercoe interviews Abdi! Last week, Karen Vercoe (Occupational Therapist and Children's Specialist) sat down with her client, Abdi, to review his progress! Abdi’s opportunities for movement and activities became very limited when he suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of an accident. Apart from attending school on a daily basis, he had little social contact and [...]

By |2019-12-09T09:45:25+00:00November 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manifesto for Community Rehabilitation

At SP Therapy Services, Community Rehabilitation is our business and our team are passionate about supporting people living with neurological conditions to meet their potential. However we recognise that not everyone is in a position were they can access private rehabilitation. Sadly the NHS provision of Community Rehabilitation falls woefully short of the needs of the population, and this is [...]

By |2019-12-03T15:18:25+00:00November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adults Living with Cerebral Palsy

(Written by Susan Pattison, Physiotherapist) Susan Pattison recently attended the Physiotherapy UK Conference (2019) and this years theme was “Managing Complexity”. There was a number of sessions on Adult Cerebral Palsy (CP). Of particular interest was some preliminary data from RADICAL Research and Brunnel University who have been surveying whether physio services are meeting the needs of adults living [...]

By |2019-12-03T15:18:27+00:00November 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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