Having a review of your physical abilities can be particularly helpful if you are living with a long-term condition such as a Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease, or if you have had a recent set back such as a fall or an operation which has affected your mobility and confidence. Rather like our cars having a regular MOT or service, a physiotherapy MOT will review how your body as a whole is performing, but also the different components such as balance, movement, strength and co-ordination. Read more..
One of my aims for 2012 is to develop my business in provision of training and support for carers looking after a family member at home.
It is estimated that in the UK 15% of the population are carers and that in Derbyshire there are approximately 112,000 carers. Of those carers in Derbyshire it has been calculated that 40,000 care for someone in their own home (figures taken from www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk) Read more..