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Elderly Care

At Foundations Physio we specialise in working with the elderly, we understand that this large community often have multiple conditions that need to be taken into account. After completing a detailed assessment within the patients’ own home or care home one of our expert team will work to create a treatment plan designed around their goals. As a service we know that often rehabilitation and building strength/balance can take longer, but we also know that it is possible.

Often after a prolonged hospital stay this population can come home deconditioned, it is important they have access to physiotherapy early to try and reverse these changes and recover their strength and mobility. We work with care providers to help improve mobility as well as assess safe methods of transfer to help reduce risks around falls and pressure sores and as a result reduce avoidable hospital admissions. To aid engagement and improve quality of life we often work closely with activities coordinators to provide exercise classes and locate opportunities to build exercise into the day.
We also run local classes for those in the community (Stay Fit classes) to ensure people have the opportunity to exercise and also the opportunity to socialise in a positive environment.

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Without exception the team’s kind and professional manner has enabled our residents to regain confidence and self-belief which has led to them reaching their optimum potential along their individual and often complex journeys. Thank you, it is an absolute pleasure to work with you all.

Manager of Gracewell Care Home

The team have an excellent collaborative demeanour, bringing their encouragement, experience and analysis to bear on every aspect of my rehabilitation process. I wasn’t sure at the beginning what Foundations Physio would bring beyond what my NHS physio was providing, but I’m now convinced my progress has been much quicker thanks to their input.

Neil

Foundations Physio give people their independence and confidence back. As a carer I see the impact the physio sessions have on the residents. It motivates people to keep moving forward, gives them hope and encourages them to think positively.

Gracewell Carer

I cannot recommend Foundations Physio highly enough! The team have been visiting residents in our home since June 2014 when we first opened our doors. The difference that they have made, not only to the physical well being but also to the psychological and emotional well being of the residents here is truly outstanding.

Sharon Parkin - Care Home Manager

Adam was my Physio whilst I was in a rehabilitation unit and then subsequently when I was at first at home. I could not stand up, let alone walk when he first started helping me. He was very caring, supportive, encouraging and pushed me to do things that I did not really believe that I could do. So now after a further 9 months, I feel that I am really leading a fairly normal life again and am not sure that would have happened without his initial support and care.

Judith

I can’t tell you how pleased I am to have met Adam. He was there for through some really rough times with helpful advice and support. My MS was really getting me down and I now have some useful aids and a new support group that Adam introduced me to. My family would also like to thank the Foundations Physio team for their encouragement and positivity.

Jackie

Adam has been my father’s physio for over a year and the care and attention he has shown has been excellent. We were fortunate to meet Adam a couple of years ago through the NHS and have subsequently used Foundations Physio on a private one to one basis; the incredibly high level of care has been absolutely super.

Sharon

We are a very diverse group with various disabilities, the sessions are geared to improve all of us individually. Adam leads the group with great empathy and understanding of our needs, at the same time as being quite a work out for us it is also an enjoyable experience.

Russell Lodge Exercise Group

Who we work with

Foundation Physio are proud to work with the following organisations & businesses