Muscular Dystrophy Centre, Bhaktapur (Projects Abroad) Near Momo Max, Nepal
This is elective is organised by Projects Abroad.
The Muscular Dystrophy Centre is tucked away just off the main road in Bhaktapur. Description: This centre works to provide really good physiotherapy treatment, care and support for a small group of boys suffering from Muscular Dystrophy.
On our physiotherapy and care placements, your role is that of an extra therapist and carer. You will be assigned to a therapipst or teacher who will act as your supervisor. You will learn though observing how they carry out treatments here and you will be asked to assist with the treatments as well. It is also very useful if you spend time playing with the boys, keeping them occupied. You will work from 10am until 3pm.
Regular tasks may include:
1. Assist with the treatment
2. Observe the work of the therapists
3. Playing with the children
4. Take care of the children