Description: This lecture will provide an overview of the implementation process of a stroke circuit group in an outpatient rehabilitation setting. It will explore strategies to increase intensity of practice in a group setting and discuss enabler and barriers to the implementation process. It will also briefly explore the adaptation of face to face group session to telehealth group due to COVID 19 restrictions.
Time: 7pm-8pm AEDT
* London/ UK/ Ireland BST = 8am / Copenhagen = 9am / Brisbane = 6pm / Perth = 4pm / Adelaide = 6.30pm / Auckland = 9pm / Singapore = 4pm
Learning objectives: By the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:
- Outline some enablers and barriers to implementation of group program
- Outline strategies to increase intensity of practice in a group setting
- Discuss strategies to adapt exercise group sessions to maximise exercise opportunity for stroke survivors
This 1-hr webinar will be presented by: Ms. Zheng Cao Physiotherapist.
Ms Zheng Cao is a physiotherapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. She has worked in various settings including acute, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation and community settings. She is currently working clinically part time as a senior neurological physiotherapist. She is a sessional tutor at the Australian Catholic University for Neurological Physiotherapy.
Zheng is particularly interested in understanding various approaches aimed at improving stroke survivor’s ability to participate in the community. She is a PhD candidate at ACU and her research project is titled ‘Using muscle strength to predict walking ability after stroke’.