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Document type
Clinical policy
Hertfordshire and West Essex ICB
Output type
Clinical Policies & Evidence-based Interventions

Bobath Therapy

July 2022 v1.0

Intensive neurodisability therapies e.g., Bobath Therapy 
Status: Not Normally Funded 

Therapies for neutralisability are commissioned within existing services and pathways. Bobath therapy is a neurodevelopmental treatment approach / concept for the assessment and treatment of individuals with neurological conditions. Referral for assessment and / or treatment at Bobath centres, or similar intensive neurodisability therapy providers, falls outside commissioned therapy services and will not be normally funded.

Patients who are not eligible for treatment under this policy may be considered on an individual basis where their GP or consultant believes exceptional circumstances exist that warrant deviation from the rule of this policy. Individual cases will be reviewed as per the ICB policy.