The TOMs workshop, led by Professor Pam Enderby, will provide participants with a grounding in the key drivers behind the implementation of outcome measures across the NHS. It will set out the core principles behind the development of the Therapy Outcome Measure (TOM) and it use in collecting and measuring outcomes data on clients receiving treatments. The day will include both theoretical and practical components. At the conclusion of the workshop, each participant should:
• Be able to use the International Classification of Functioning
• Know what to look for when choosing an outcome measure
• Understand the principles, practicalities and necessity of using outcome measure
• Know how to improve clinical practice using benchmarking
• Be a confident user of the Therapy Outcome Measure
About Professor Pam Enderby
Pam Enderby is Emeritus Professor of Community Rehabilitation at the University of Sheffield. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1970 and combined research with clinical practice. She worked in the NHS in London and Bristol where she set up the Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit. In 1995 she moved to Sheffield to a combined NHS and University research post. She has held the positions of Head of Dept and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. She has been the Clinical Director of the South Yorkshire Comprehensive Local Research Network (09-12) and in 2012-14 was Chair of the Sheffield HealthWatch. Currently on the board of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and President Elect of the International Association Logopedics and Phoniatrics.
She is author of 14 books and published 200 peer-reviewed journal articles. Her areas of research interest include: outcome measurement, assessment, evaluation of rehabilitation and speech and language therapy.
She was awarded a Fellowship of the College of Speech Therapists, was honoured with an MBE for services to speech and language therapy. A DSc was awarded by the University of the West of England in 2000. In 2012 she was recipient of the Robin Tavistock award for her contribution to Aphasia research and recently (2016) presented the Bipin Bhakta distinguished scholar lecture to the Society for Research in Rehabilitation and the Princess Margaret lecture to the UK Stroke Forum.