Evaluation of Care to Move within Christies Care

We have to thank Christies Care for capturing such wonderful positive improvements in function of the clients they support with 24 hour care at home. You can read their full evaluation here. “Ever since I’ve been trialling ‘Care to Move’ with Doris, she’s been doing a lot more and there were lots of things I hadn’t…

GREEK TRANSLATIONS OF FFMOT, DEMENTIA AND PA RESOURCES

We are pleased to announce that the colleagues in Greece have translated some of our freely available resources for practitioners and older people. The Geriatric section of Panhellenic Physiotherapist’s Association and Prof Vasiliki Sakellari have translated the following:   Physical Activity Guidelines for Health of Older People (CMO Physical Activity Guidelines for Older People) Functional…

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire are looking for a part time project coordinator for the Strength and Balance (PSI) class programme

Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire have been delivering Strength and Balance exercise classes in Worcestershire for the past 3 years. We are commissioned by Worcestershire County Council to deliver this as part of the falls pathway. We are looking for a motivated individual to coordinate the development and delivery of the programme for 25-30 hours…

PSI sessions show significant social return on investment

Public Health England, in Jan 2017, published their Falls and Fractures Consensus Statement and confirmed that FaME sessions delivered by PSIs were cost-effective (PHE 2017). More recently, Gateshead Older People’s Assembly had independent research done on their return on investment (GOPA, 2017). “Gateshead Older People’s Assembly is a unique community-based organisation working with and for…