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Work as a physiotherapy assistant provides valuable experience if you wish to qualify as a physiotherapist.
However, it is recognized that there are at least two levels support workers in Canada: Those receiving formalized (albeit non standardized) and detailed college training in a physiotherapy assistant specific program and those who are exclusively trained on the-job or those with more informal, generic or brief training (9).
There is a subtle difference in this definition compared to that provided by the Physiotherapy New Zealand, which states that a physiotherapy assistant is "a person employed to assist a physiotherapist to provide physiotherapy services in a safe effective and efficient manner" (Physiotherapy New Zealand, 2005, p.
Although it was her first job since completing a degree in physiotherapy at the University of Liverpool, Lyndsey had previously spent four years working in the NHS as a physiotherapy assistant.
"When she was little she would have about 700 seizures a day," recalls her mum, a 45-year-old physiotherapy assistant. Ella's condition vastly improved having been put on a ketogenic, or high fat, diet for the past seven years which has reduced the fitting to around two or three times a week.
Jamie's mum, a physiotherapy assistant at Sherbourne Fields School, said: "We went to see Mrs Reynolds, and she was absolutely wonderful.
Claire Rive,a 21-year- old physiotherapy assistant who now lives in Birmingham.
Andrea, a 28-year-old physiotherapy assistant from Hednesford, Staffordshire, isn't convinced everything has changed for the better, however.
On one hand the book would appear to cover too wide a scope of practice for the physiotherapy assistant; however, the minimal emphasis placed on evidenced-based practice does not make it a particularly useful text for physiotherapy students let alone qualified physiotherapists.
His mum Anne, 36, a children's physiotherapy assistant at Sherbourne Fields School, said because of Jamie's condition, the games console, which also plays DVDs, was his only outlet.
A brass plaque honours Diane Ensor, a physiotherapist at the hospital; Susan Hamilton, a physiotherapy assistant at Exhall Grange School; Jean Macklin, co-ordinator for the wheelchair service at Pool Bank Street; and Frances Bush, a clinical specialist physiotherapist.
Three (9.1%) hospitals had .5 FTE and two (6.1%) employed one FTE physiotherapy assistant working in respiratory care.