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The Seniors’ Health Division (SHD) is a special interest group within the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. SHD is committed to providing members with services related to older adult health and physiotherapy practice. It is comprised of physiotherapists from across Canada who work with older a...
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Professional Development

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July 2-4, 2017 WCPT Congress 2017 Cape Town, South Africa Please note these upcoming timelines: The call for focused symposia will be issued early December 2015 with a closing date at the end of February 2016. The call for abstracts will open in June 2016 and close in October 2016. Registrati...
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Practice Resources

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Assessment Tools  Geriatric Examination Toolkit (Added September 2011) IPTOP News January 2017 Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy April/June 2016 January/March 2016 Gerinotes November 2016 September 2016 January 2016 March 2016 May 2016 July 2016 Interprofessional Care Compendium of Rehabi...
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Newsletter

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  The Executive produces Age in Motion, a regular newsletter for members issued four times each year. Interesting articles from a variety of sources are summarized for members, and submissions are welcomed. We also reprint letters of concern and responses on current issues from across the cou...
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Seniors' Health

Research Study seeking volunteers to participate in online survey The Seniors’ Health Division would like to make our members aware of a study being done by Dr. Susan Hunter PT PhD, Assistant Professor, at the School of Physical Therapy at Univer-sity of Western Ontario. Dr. Hunter is conducting ...
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