Were you intrigued by the title? Here are the 6 very important ‘F’ words:
These ‘F’ word were first described by Dr. Peter Rosenbaum and Dr. Jan Willem Gorter in an article called The ‘F-words’ in childhood disability: I swear this is how we should think! In a straight forward non jargony way the ‘F’ words build upon the World Health Organizations (WHO’s) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework.
In my practice as a children’s physiotherapist I have found using the ICF framework invaluable in planning and delivering care that really addresses outcomes that are important to children and families. The ‘f’ words have helped me engage with and bring clarity for parents and other non-health professionals.
You can read about about a parent’s perspective on the ‘F’ words here: Has your doctor heard about these ‘F’ words?
I am giving a presentation on the ‘F’ words and the ICF on Thurs 4th of May in Preston. You can book your free ticket here: F words: eventbrite ticket
If you are unable to get to the seminar I will be be producing a video of the session. Please sign up to my e-mail list and I will send you a link to watch the video. You’ll also get ‘5 great websites’ PDF as a bonus!