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Become a Physiotherapy Support Facilitator

9 July - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fully funded

We now offer TWO options:

  1. If you have completed a Falls or Health Management Pathway, you do not need to complete the first 5 days of training
  2. If you have not completed a pathway, you can now attend the extended course which will fully equip you to carry out this role.

Learning Outcomes

What does the Physiotherapy Support Facilitator (PSF) course cover?

  • Background to the physiotherapy profession and practice
  • The human body and its complexities and limitations including movement, posture, and therapeutic positioning
  • Supervising therapeutic treatment and exercise programmes (which have been previously set up by a Physiotherapist)
  • Gait re-education and training
  • The use of mobility aids and the impact on balance and falls
  • Provision of on-going physiotherapy support to service users within a complex care environment
  • Management of service users with a non-weight bearing or part-weight bearing status or those in a ‘step-down bed’

Suitability and Requirements

This course is ideal for care homes managing Rehabilitation, Short term, Step-down or ‘Discharge to assess’ beds. This course has proven to be a real added value for care homes managing Rehabilitation, Short term, Step-down or ‘Discharge to assess’ beds.


Dates Who Must Attend Time Location
9th July 2019 Managers only 10:00 – 13:00 HCPA Mundells
Welwyn Garden City
12th July 2019 Only delegates who have not completed a Falls or Health Pathway must attend the dates highlighted blue as well as the yellow dates below 10:00 – 16:00
16th July 2019
17th July 2019
22nd July 2019 09:30 – 16:30
23rd July 2019
3rd September 2019 All delegates must attend the  dates highlighted yellow 10:00 – 16:00
17th September 2019
24th September 2019
2nd October 2019
21st October 2019
30th October 2019
5th November 2019
14th November 2019


The full PSF course will run over 13 full days (8 days if you have already completed a Falls or Health Management pathway) with assessments taking place on site and group supervisions that need to be attended on a quarterly basis.

Book your place

5 out of 10 available Standard Ticket Please note: If the course you are attending is on more than one date, all dates must be attended.Registration is 15 minutes before the start time. Delegates who are more than 30 minutes late will not be admitted into the training and a cost will occur.

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9 July
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded
Courses Categories:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses, Ancillary Staff
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home