Australian Bobath Training Association

Alena Scurrah


  • Qualified as a Basic Course Instructor May 2014
  • Completed Grad Cert Research in 2007 with published research on the allied health management of acute stroke
  • 2 Advanced Bobath Courses in the UK 2005-2006
  • First Basic Bobath Course in London, 2004
  • Graduated as physiotherapist from The University of Queensland,1997

Current Employment

Rehabilitation team leader, Cairns Base Hospital Rehabilitation Unit

  • Inpatient and outpatient caseload

Future Plans & Interests

  • Develop current position within Qld Health to involve clinical research hours
  • Promote evidence supporting the Bobath Concept
  • Improve education and training of physiotherapists in Northern Queensland
  • Promote the use of the Bobath Concept in clinical fields outside of neurology with patients who have movement problems