• November 2, 2019 - May 29, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course Description
This is a clinical course comprising of clinical learning sessions, and a guided self-directed case report. This course utilizes lectures, practical sessions, patient demonstrations and patient treatment sessions to integrate theory and practical knowledge, with respect to the Bobath concept, in the treatment of the patient with neurological dysfunction.

Participants will be instructed in the Bobath Concept with respect to the assessment, treatment and management of adult neurological conditions. The practical application of contemporary research findings will be emphasized to promote “best practice”. Therapists will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clinical diagnoses including, CVA, ABI & iSCI, at various stages of recovery. This course has a practical emphasis to enable therapists the opportunity to develop handling skills.

Course Dates:
November 2 & 3 2019 – Venue Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services Directions
November 9, 10 & 11 2019 PLEASE NOTE THIS IS REMEMBRANCE DAY HOLIDAY – Venue Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services Directions
December 2 to 6 2019 – Venue Vancouver Community College Directions
May 25 to 29, 2020 – Venue Vancouver Community College Directions
The course is open to PT’s and OT‘s who have completed the pre-requisites.

For more information, read the complete course description 


Catherine Eustace BAppSc(PT), Member of CPA, Advanced IBITA Instructor
Sara Fabian

Course Pre-requisite:

There is NO PREREQUISITE for the Basic Bobath Course. CBIA 2 or 3-Day Introductory Courses or an NDTA Introductory Course are strongly recommended. Applicants who have completed an Introductory CBIA or NDTA Course must scan their course certificate and email with their application. Out of province participants must scan and email proof of temporary registration in the relevant province within one week of course.
Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance or rejection. Payment will be returned to unsuccessful candidates.

All participants must sign a waiver and a manual handling disclosure to participate in practical component.

Please wear appropriate clothing for undressing during practical sessions,
e.g. shorts, sports bra.

A certificate cannot be issued if non-attendance to the course is > than 1 day. Also, the successful completion and submission of a self-directed case report is also required.

Neuro-Ability Rehabilitation Services (November 2, 3, 9, 10 & 11, 2019) – Directions
Vancouver Community College (December 2 to 6 2019; May 25 to 29, 2020) – Directions

Lunch is not included in course fees. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided during breaks.

CBIA Cancellation Policy:
A $150 cancellation fee will be charged if the participant cancels up to one month prior to course commencement.
If the participant cancels within one month of course commencement, a refund will only be granted (minus $150 cancellation fee) if the course place is filled by another registrant.
The Canadian Bobath Instructors Association reserves the right to postpone or cancel a course if a minimum number of course registrants is not met. Course registrants are responsible for their travel expenses including changes to bookings, please take the above into consideration when booking flights and/or reserving accommodation.
CBIA reserves the right to substitute CBIA Instructors if any one of them is rendered unable to teach.


Venue Website:

1156 Kingsway, (Front Unit), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5V 3C8


Neuro-Ability is located at 1156 Kingsway between Glen Drive and Inverness Street.

The building is wheelchair accessible from the front door (Kingsway) and the rear door (back alley).

1156 Kingsway, (Unit 100)
Vancouver, BC V5V 3C8
The “#19 bus”  stops very close to our front door.
The “#22 and 25 busses”  stop within 3-4 blocks.
Driving and Parking Information:
1) Free parking is available on Kingsway until 3pm. Cars will be towed after 3pm. Access the clinic through the Kingsway ‘front’ door.
2) Off-street free parking is available on the quiet neighbourhood streets.
3) Three (3) free parking stalls for Neuro-Ability are in the back lane (between Glen Dr. and 21st Ave.). Access the clinic through the rear door.  Please leave these spaces for our patient volunteers participating on the course

  • Note 1: Please use the 3 east spaces (right side when facing the clinic wall). The west parking stall at the rear of the building is only for Chairstuff.
  • Note 2: The large roller door is a very active delivery lane for Chairstuff. It can only be used for very temporary drop-off and pick-up.
Please visit google maps link provided below for more detailed driving directions:

We’ll provide tea/coffee and healthy snacks. You are encouraged to bring your own re-useable drink container please.
You can bring your own lunch or purchase lunch from a range of local eateries a 5-minute walk.


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