4. Practice Evaluation

  1. Sue Raine Clinical Lead Physiotherapist3,
  2. Linzi Meadows Clinical Director4 and
  3. Mary Lynch-Ellerington Fellow Senior Bobath Instructor5
  1. Helen Lindfield Principal Physiotherapist1 and
  2. Debbie Strang Team Lead Physiotherapist2

Published Online: 2 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314601.ch4

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

How to Cite

Lindfield, H. and Strang, D. (2009) Practice Evaluation, in Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation (eds S. Raine, L. Meadows and M. Lynch-Ellerington), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314601.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Walkergate Park for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry, UK

  2. 4

    Manchester Neurotherapy Centre, Neurological Teaching Centre, UK

  3. 5

    Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wolfson Rehabilitation Centre, Wimbledon, UK

  2. 2

    Hairmyers Hospital, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170413

Online ISBN: 9781444314601

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Keywords:

  • practice evaluation;
  • Bobath Concept and individual nature of each person's problems;
  • Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) and Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS);
  • World Health Organization's International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF);
  • dimensions functioning and disability of ICF;
  • WHO ICF classification - framework for assessing and evaluating systematically all levels of function;
  • reliability - measure's internal consistency and reproducibility;
  • COPM, client-centred measure;
  • process of using COPM in rehabilitation;
  • core of Bobath Concept - recognising that each patient needs to be treated as individuals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evaluation in the context of the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health

  • Factors influencing measurement selection

  • Measurement properties

  • Measures

  • Summary

  • References