Category: Physiotherapy

Equipment amnesty launched to rescue lost equipment

Posted on 03/12/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Volunteers and staff at Airedale Hospital have joined forces to declare an equipment amnesty in a bid to rescue lost wheelchairs, walking frames and other walking aids. The last time the hospital held an amnesty hundreds of pairs of crutches, walking sticks, and walking aids worth around £4,000 plus several wheelchairs, were returned during the […]

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Friends donate cycle for Settle Health Centre

Posted on 11/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre now have a new static cycle to help patients with lower limb injuries, thanks to the generosity of Friends of Airedale. The Sole exercise bike cost £1300 and will be used to help patients regain their cardio fitness and strength. The physiotherapy team at Settle Health Centre see […]

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Celebrating allied health professionals at Airedale

Posted on 10/17/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Allied health professionals (AHPs) at Airedale held a celebration event on Monday 15 October on the first national AHP day, with tea and cake and the launch of their new strategy. National AHP day is an opportunity to understand, recognise and celebrate the fundamental role AHPs have in transforming health, care and wellbeing for patients […]

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Physiotherapist receives Yorkshire Women of Achievement Award

Posted on 08/28/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          A physiotherapist from Airedale Hospital has been given a ‘Yorkshire women of achievement’ award for her outstanding contribution to Manorlands, the Sue Ryder hospice in Keighley. The awards celebrated Yorkshire women who work in the fields of business, education, sport, arts and health, as well as paying tribute to those […]

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Ray’s looking after his heart on Valentine’s day with the support of Airedale nurses

Posted on 02/14/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Ray Stubbs from Ilkley is looking after his heart this Valentine’s Day, with a little help from the specialist cardiac rehabilitation nurses at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. Ray lives with his wife Winifred and they have been married for 30 years and have 7 children between them, 22 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Ray was […]

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Airedale Hospital trials red zimmer frames

Posted on 01/24/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Photo shows L to R:  Laura Carty, Physiotherapist, Marjorie Harker from Keighley who has a visual impairment using the frame and Stacey Narey, Senior physiotherapist and Team Leader Therapists at Airedale Hospital are running a trial to see whether offering bright red walking frames to people with visual impairments encourages them to use the walking […]

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Hospital hosts Active-ageing event

Posted on 10/09/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special event was held at Airedale Hospital to help older people learn how to stay active and age well. The event was part of Older People’s Week which sees fun events being held across the district, celebrating the contribution older people make and offering healthy activities to take part in. A team of therapists […]

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10 October – Blog getting technological in the acute therapy team

Posted on 10/10/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Hello, my name is Teri, a physiotherapist by background and I’m an integrated team leader in the therapy team at Airedale Hospital. I’d like to focus on our acute therapy team’s journey in making the transition from paper to electronic notes, with pointers on what to do and avoid in relation to technology developments, which […]

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11th March 2016 – Time for a cuppa? – music to my ears

Posted on 03/11/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

  Staff and patients raised almost £200 with their musical Time for a Cuppa event at Airedale Hospital to support Dementia UK. It was hosted by the occupational therapy and physiotherapy teams and their aim was also to make visitors aware of the benefits of music therapy. The event was themed around the 1940’s era, […]

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21st January 2016 – Pedal power for people with disabilities

Posted on 01/21/16 by AireAdmin

A new therapeutic exercise bike to help people with disabilities and mobility problems has been bought for the specialist rehabilitation team at Airedale Hospital. The bike was funded by the trust’s charity Friends of Airedale and is being used in the rehabilitation gym in the Day Hospital for the Elderly. It is being put to […]

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