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Helen Gillan, a physiotherapy assistant on the unit who devised the programme, wanted to raise awareness of the activities patients could do - despite their injuries.
The PMR specialist, as the leader of the team, collaborates with the occupational therapist, physiotherapist, physiotherapy assistants, and orthotist in order to achieve the maximum functional capacity for their patients, and the arrangement of individual treatment programs is essential for active diseases.
Ebuen was a trained physiotherapist in the Philippines, with a bachelor of science degree, but was only able to work as a caregiver and physiotherapy assistant in New Zealand.
And to raise money to further improve care Sarah, a physiotherapy assistant, is challenging herself to complete a gruelling hike across the Great Wall of China for 10 days, walking on average 10 hours a day.
The team at the hospital have enabled the college to be creative with delivery and run pathways for Clinical Support Workers, Perioperative Workers, Physiotherapy Assistants and now Theatre Cadets.
Skills and interests To be a physiotherapy assistant you should: Have good communication skills and enjoy working with people Have an interest in physical education Be patient, sensitive, tolerant and tactful Be understanding and persuasive in order to gain patients' co-operation and to encourage them to persevere with their treatment Have a caring attitude and be concerned for the wellbeing of patients Have good health and stamina Work well as part of a team.
Angela Jakeman, physiotherapy assistant at University Hospital, with some of the crutches which have been returned.
Normally Vikki, a physiotherapy assistant, andMike, a scaffolding contractor, spend theirChristmas visiting people.