The TOMs workshop, led by Prof 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 Professor Emeritus of Community Rehabilitation at University of Sheffield and Clinical Director of the South Yorkshire Comprehensive Local Research Network. She is a qualified Speech and Language Therapist who has focused on research combined with clinical practice throughout her career. She has also been awarded a PhD (having studied assessment processes of dysarthria) and Fellowship of the College of Speech Therapists. She was also honoured with an MBE for services to speech and language therapy and awarded a Doctor of Science by the University of the West of England. She has been chair of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and served on many College committees over 20 years. She has been President of the Community Rehabilitation Team Network since its inception, served as the President of the Society for Research in Rehabilitation and was given life membership to the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine in recognition of her contribution. She has assisted the Department of Health in policy and strategy development. Pam has been lead supervisor for 25 successful doctoral students, principal investigator on 40 research projects, principal author of 14 books and has published more than a hundred peer-reviewed journal articles.