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All babies, children and young people are important. They each have their own unique personality and potential. They deserve the best possible care and nurture to support their health and development.

 
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Children are not simply small adults. Physiotherapists who work with children are specialist practitioners who have the right skills and specific knowledge to deliver appropriate care and education to encourage family involvement. Paediatric Physiotherapists specialise in the treatment of children and have detailed knowledge of:

  • Child development   

  • Childhood diseases and conditions that may impact on development and well being 

  • Therapeutic interventions that enable and optimise development and well being 

  • The need to place the child at the centre of planning

  • The impact that having a sick or disabled child has on family life 

  • How to keep children safe 

  • How to ensure that children and young people make choices 


How to develop services in line with the Government guidance committed to improving quality and life chances for children