Postural Care training opportunities

Free RCOT approved course.

We offer a FREE Postural Care course accredited through the Royal College of Occupation Therapists, tailored for qualified health professionals, including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, TVN’s and Nurses. Led by our specialist Physiotherapist Rosie Bartlett MCSP SRP and Postural Care advisor Phil Mackey, the course focuses on "Minimising the Risk of Pressure Ulcers and Managing Contractures."

The course consists of six modules, with each module featuring a pre-recorded session followed by a live Q&A session. Upon finishing the course, you will receive a certificate along with 6 CPD points.

  • - The Concept of Postural Care
  • - Pressure & Microclimate
  • - Contractures & Paratonia
  • - Postural Care Practical: Solutions for the Lying Position
  • - Postural Care Practical: Solutions for the Seated Position
  • - Course Review & Case Studies

Our courses are conducted on the Zoom platform, and typically, we host one course per month. Please use this link for further information.

For details about our online course, including dates and booking instructions, please email

Free Family & Carer Workshops

Designed to give families and carers an understanding of the basic principles of good positioning.
With this knowledge and the on-going support of the therapists involved, we find that successful outcomes are within everyone’s grasp. For some years now, Symmetrikit Postural Care Workshops have provided families, carers, and staff with a solid introduction to 24Hr Postural Care skills.
Duration- 2 hours
Cost- Free of charge
Venue - we come to you

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