8. Exploring Partnerships in the Rehabilitation Setting: The 24-Hour Approach of the Bobath Concept

  1. Sue Raine Clinical Lead Physiotherapist2,
  2. Linzi Meadows Clinical Director3 and
  3. Mary Lynch-Ellerington Fellow Senior Bobath Instructor4
  1. Clare Fraser Team Leader

Published Online: 2 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314601.ch8

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

How to Cite

Fraser, C. (2009) Exploring Partnerships in the Rehabilitation Setting: The 24-Hour Approach of the Bobath Concept, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Walkergate Park for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry, UK

  2. 3

    Manchester Neurotherapy Centre, Neurological Teaching Centre, UK

  3. 4

    Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK

Author Information

  1. Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 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:

  • partnerships in rehabilitation environment;
  • patients' rehabilitation journey - guided by ‘best practice’;
  • practise application of skills into function - underpinned by partnerships between the patient;
  • neurological dysfunction and initial cerebral and/or spinal shock;
  • good seating and positioning goals and adequate postural support;
  • range of movement (ROM);
  • overcoming sensory deprivation and stimulating body schema;
  • scheduling the day – opportunities for practice;
  • joint treatment sessions – consistent approaches;
  • lack of postural control at proximal girdles and anticipatory postural adjustments (APAs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Partnerships in the rehabilitation environment

  • The early days

  • Overcoming sensory deprivation and stimulating body schema

  • Scheduling the day – opportunities for practice

  • Return to work

  • Summary

  • References