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Welcome

Welcome to the home of the Community Therapists Network, a national organisation providing information, training and education to therapists who provide care and support for people living with long-term conditions in the community.

FEATURED EVENTS

Measuring the Value of Rehabilitation - Experience with the TOMs
28th March 2017, NEC Birmingham

Rehabilitation services continue to come under pressure from commissioners to demonstrate value. There are many client groups receiving a range of interventions untested by RCTs, and unlikely to be, given their heterogeneity. Thus the best evidence has to be based on collecting outcome data. Come and learn more about the TOM with Prof Pam Enderby

For further details of Prof Enderby's talk on the 28th at March click here



Mental Fitness

Learning How to Use the TOM
9th June 2017, RCSLT, London

This workshop, lead by Prof Pam Enderby, will enable participants to be able to select an appropriate outcome measure for their clinical practice. Delegates go away with a greater understand of how best to collect and measure outcomes data on clients receiving treatments. The day includes both theoretical and practical components. Discount for CTN members.

To learn more including the day's agenda and how to book click here



 
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Mental Fitness - A fresh approach to supporting you and your patients
Thurs 22nd June, Central London

A half day workshop from Community Therapists Network, lead by Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Chris Morgan. Come and learn about a more prevention-based approach to supporting you and your patients’ mental health needs. Further details and to book at only £95 click here

 
COMMUNITY THERAPY NEWS
CTN NEWS

Making Sense of Data - To find out more about this news item and others in the latest CTN bulletin click here

News Highlights of 2016 - Click here to find out what our readers most popular stories were.

Overcoming the challenges of outcomes - Kathryn Moyse reports on the culture change around delivering and measuring effective outcomes.

Click here to read this article

 
FEATURED RESOURCES

MS and Fatigue:
Top Tips for Self Care, Dr Anita Rose

This 32-page booklet gives patients and health professionals access to the information they need at a glance; it provides a background to each subject and summarises all the practical strategies to help. 

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Importance of Good Data

NHS services across the country continue to be challenged with measuring and improving the quality of their services, and as part of that process, they need to capture data. This, as Karen Middleton, CEO of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists states in her video message at TOMs CONNECT.

To view the video click here


Work-Health Divide

Crossing the Work/Health Divide - Better Engagement with Employers 
Meeting report now available

All attendees enjoyed learning from the experiences of VR specialist colleagues across the UK. The discussion sessions enabled people to share their own perspectives. The importance of supporting employees mental health and ways of doing that was a significant feature of the day, along with an excellent presentation which got people thinking about what outcomes VR services should be measuring. To read the executive summary click here


FEATURED SERVICE

Community Hospitals Association Research and Media

CHARM is the Community Hospitals Association's knowledge and resources website, dedicated to promoting research and good practice. Our mission is to share knowledge of community hospitals in order to continually improve community hospital services for patients, families and whole communities.

Details of how to become a member of the CHA can be found on the CHA website.