The 400 Challenge

This March, CP Awareness Month, take on the 400 Challenge! Do something 4, 40, 400 or 4000 times and and support The Bobath Centre

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CP Awareness Month 2024

The National Bobath Cerebral Palsy Centre is dedicated to raising the profile of cerebral palsy, and supporting those living with the condition.  FIND OUT WHAT’S ON

Welcome to The Bobath Centre

We’re the original home of the Bobath Approach – therapy dedicated to helping people with cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions.

Our highly trained team of specialist physio, occupational and speech and language therapists have a focused and deep understanding of cerebral palsy (CP), in all its complex and various forms. We offer a tailored therapy program to each person we see.

We’re proud to be the UK’s premier teaching centre of Bobath Therapy contributing to the training of health professionals across the UK. We have relocated from London to our centre in Watford, which features high-specification therapy and training facilities.

We work with those with cerebral palsy and train those who support them. We also research and campaign for our community and champion equal access to support and opportunities.

    "From the moment we arrived we knew we were in the right place."

    Laura

How we can help get therapy started

Let’s get to know each other and have a conversation about your needs and hopes for the future. The easiest way to have this conversation is by booking a free, one-to-one, 45-minute welcome session, hosted by one of our senior Bobath therapists. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about how Bobath Therapy can support your specific needs through individually-centred physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech & language therapy.

Welcome sessions offer advice and information to everyone including:

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When you first find out

When you first find out that your child, or a loved one you care for, has cerebral palsy or another neurological condition, it can be helpful to talk to someone who understands. This is where we can help.

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What is cerebral palsy?

If you’re just starting your journey into cerebral palsy, then you may have a lot of questions.

Cerebral palsy
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What kind of therapy can help?

A positive way of supporting your child, or managing your own needs, is to have a programme of activities that will help with daily life.

Our therapy options
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What is the Bobath Approach?

Our therapists have gone through extensive training in the Bobath Concept, which is a framework for looking at things that we do in our lives (walk, communicate, eat, play, cook etc). We analyse what things can be challenging, what helps you do things efficiently, make suggestions so activities can happen more easily.

The Bobath Approach

Take On A Challenge

Events
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What is cerebral palsy?

Understand CP
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FREE Welcome Session

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Cost of Living Report

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Adult Annual Reviews

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Fundraise for Us

Fundraising
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Training Courses

NEW for 2024
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Get Your Voice Heard

Petitions
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Become A Sponsor

Partnerships
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Support our Work

Donate now!
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Our Therapy Options

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Your Questions

Information
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Legal Advice

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Funding Treatment

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Take a Survey

Take a survey
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Adult Meet-ups

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