Allied Health Link Round Up Blog – FEB 2018
Read on, save for later, share on social – here are some awesome links you, as an awesome allied health professional, need to know about right now…
I have collated the best links I’ve found this month under these loose areas relevant to all of us! Please comment or shoot me an email if you feel you would like a different area of clinical or non-clinical practice covered or if you feel there is an awesome blog / link / service / research / innovation your fellow AHP’s should really know about!!
If you work with KIDS or you HAVE KIDS this is the website for you! Resources, programs, courses for teachers, therapists and parents alike… Their Highway Heroes programs are for kids of all ages and focus on building ‘smart life skills for kids’ like social and emotional resilience. Best Programs 4 Kids specialise in mental health and well being for kids. Sign up for their free newsletter to learn more!
There are STACKS of free resources to download such as
- The Power of Praise
- Drama Llamas
- Managing & Monitoring Online Viewing
- Classroom Resilience
- Playground Resilience
Great relevant and interesting blogs, with regular postings. Check out these beauties!
Best Programs 4 Kids was founded by Claire Orange (SP) and Helen Davidson (OT) and these lovely ladies with all their extensive experience will be presenting a
3 part series of webinars for ALLIED HEALTH VIRTUAL CONFERENCES & EVENTS on the learning of social and emotional skills for kids…. Cool hey?! Head over to the site to have a look
This is a great site for those working in rehab or occupational rehab and return to work. Some free resources such as articles and lots of webinars and resources for members.
Webinars such as How Pain Can Be The Key To Successful Return To Work
Anyone using a more recent Clinical Practice Guideline in this area of practice? Let us know – this is SO common!
Online courses accessible 24/7 – including Abilita Assessments, Abilita Coaching, Abilita Pain course and a FREE webinar outlining how to implement the Biopsychosocial Model and apply to the injury management and rehabilitation process.
Pam Garton is an OT and she will be presenting in May for ALLIED HEALTH VIRTUAL CONFERENCE & EVENTS, joined by her colleagues – Managing An Effective Pain Service
Equipment & Resources
If you are providing your clients with a home program of any sort – this is for you! Prescribe a home program, monitor, educate and communicate with your client. No more stick figures drawings!!
Subscriptions from $9.99 per month, per practitioner. The app for your clients is called PhysiApp and is free on IOS and Android. Check it out – free trial available.
Marijn recently presented at our Allied Health Virtual Conference – INNOVATION IN PRIVATE PRACTICE (recording still available here)
Free newsletter, great blog content… Check out these titles
2 day Workshop
Physio Delivered Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions [Article access via PEDRO database]
Hall A, Richmond H, Copsey B, Hansen Z, Williamson E, Jones G, Fordham B, Cooper Z & Lamb S. (2018). Physiotherapist-delivered cognitive-behavioural interventions are effective for low back pain, but can they be replicated in clinical practice? A systematic review [with consumer summary]. Disability and Rehabilitation, 40 (1): 1-9.
Evidence for Use of Pilates in Rehabilitation? [Article access via PEDRO database]
E-Stim affect on Spasticity, Balance & Walking Speed post Stroke – Article accessed via PEDRO database
Lin S. Sun Q. Wang H. & Xie G. (2018). Influence of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on spasticity, balance, and walking speed in stroke patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jan, 10; 50(1): 3-7.
Blogs & Influencers
Great blog for Music Therapists with regular no fuss postings and resources… helping you to keep up with, access and utilise the current evidence in this field in your practice! Brilliant!
Events Coming UP
5th FREE Personal Planning for Allied Health Professionals – Don Duncan & Vanessa Emilio
8th Uncovering Your Expertise – Jo Muirhead
12th Neurological Updates for Physical Therapists – Elishia Scobie
19th Exit Planning for Your Private Practice – Cathy Love
Clinical Skills Workshop – New Graduate Podiatrists – 10 March, NSW
Care Considerations for the Frail Elderly at the End of Life – 19th March, Adelaide
Including AGED CARE SUMMIT 21-22 March
The Power of Thought: Updates in Neuroplasticity
Early Bird Prices closing soon!
Check out these great links, services and resources and let us know how we can help you!
Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionsrule
Director @ Allied Health Support Services