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Every 8 hours, someone in the UK is permanently paralysed. At Back Up, we inspire people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life. We are a vital charity for everyone affected by spinal cord injury, providing services that transform lives and rebuild confidence and independence. We use focus groups, interviews, surveys and social media amongst other methods. In this way we reach many people who may not normally share their views without being asked, and we can target specific groups of people to ensure the widest possible range of input.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Sweden Ski rehabilitation course for adults with spinal cord injury

    Training Course | Back Up

    Back Up

    Back Up is a leading UK charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life. The course is for adults with high level spinal cord injury and is designed to boost confidence and independence in a challenging and exciting environment. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants experienced in working with individuals affected by spinal cord injury outside of the clinical environment or client’s home. It also offers learning opportunities for individuals seeking to volunteer in a residential setting and/or broaden their knowledge of spinal cord injury.

  • Next Steps rehabilitation course for adults with spinal cord injury who can walk

    Training Course | Back Up

    Back Up

    The course is for adults with spinal cord injury who walk some or all of the time. It focuses on the development of life skills giving the opportunity to discuss issues related to being able to walk following injury. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants experienced in working with individuals affected by spinal cord injury outside of the clinical environment or client’s home. It offers learning opportunities for individuals seeking to volunteer in a residential setting and/or broaden their knowledge of spinal cord injury.

  • Skills for Independence rehabilitation course for adults with spinal cord injury

    Training Course | Back Up

    Back Up

    The course is for adults with spinal cord injury and offers an intense focus on wheelchair skills and general life skills to help make everyday life more manageable and improve independence. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants; experienced in working with individuals with spinal cord injury outside of the clinical environment or client’s home. It offers learning opportunities for individuals seeking to volunteer in a residential setting and/or broaden their knowledge of SCI.

  • Back Up Under 13s Multi Activity rehabilitation course 2018.

    Event | Back Up

    Back Up

    Back Up is a leading UK charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life. The course is for children with spinal cord injury accompanied by a parent/guardian and/or sibling and is designed to boost confidence and independence through challenging and exciting outdoor activities and wheelchair skills development sessions. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants experienced in working with individuals affected by spinal cord injury outside of the clinical environment or client’s home.

  • Back Up 13-17s multi activity rehabilitation course

    Training Course | Back Up

    Back Up

    Back Up is a leading UK charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life. The course is for young people aged 13-17 with spinal cord injury and is designed to boost confidence and independence through challenging and exciting outdoor activities and wheelchair skills development sessions. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants experienced in working with individuals affected by spinal cord injury outside of the clinical environment or client’s home. It offers learning opportunities for individuals seeking to volunteer in a residential setting and/or broaden their knowledge of spinal cord injury.

  • Back Up Moving Forwards 18-25s rehabilitation course

    Training Course | Back Up

    Back Up

    Back Up is a leading UK charity that inspires people affected by spinal cord injury to get the most out of life. The course is for young adults with spinal cord injury and offers an intense focus on wheelchair and general life skills to help make everyday life more manageable and improve independence; based in a university setting. The course provides experiential ‘hands on’ learning for Nurses and Personal Assistants; experienced in working with individuals affected by spinal cord outside of the clinical environment or client’s home. It offers learning opportunities for individuals seeking to volunteer in a residential setting and/or broaden their knowledge of spinal cord injury.