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Now we are losing one of the best places

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FritterSmile63
FritterSmile63 Scope Member Posts: 1 Listener

Now we are losing one of the best places in Britain for people who have cerebral palsy in the form of the Bobath center original branch in Britain after 67 years of supporting us. What are we meant to do now. There are not as many places in Britain as there are in Scotland and Wales who teach both families and physiotherapists how to support a child and adult in the same way.

I was lucky to have be seen both by Dr Bobath and his wife as a child.

Now because of the lack of support from the government and NHS funding has been difficult causing this great support service in the form of the Bobath center is closing down at the end of the month. So what is next for all of us who know the techniques but don't have ready access to the other branches in Scotland and Wales? I know that the center had fought hard to stay open but it worries me that we have nowhere to go properly for physical check ups. Especially as some consultants at hospitals and general practitioners have been known to gaslight people who have been living with the condition for decades.

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