Bas Jansen
Postural Care Australia

Bas is a Physiotherapist with a special interest in 24-hour postural care. Bas has almost 20 years’ experience providing postural care including complex seating for people with severe mobility impairments, both adults and children. He is a strong advocate for family/ person-centered practice and building the capacity of the first circle of support in the area of postural care (paid and unpaid carers). Bas regularly provides postural care courses for therapists and teaches therapists how to measure body shape objectively with the Goldsmith Indices of Body Symmetry (GIoBS). Additionally, Bas regularly contributed to seating workshops for therapists in Western Australia. Bas is currently a clinical supervisor at two Ph.D. projects, one with Edith Cowan University (ECU) relating to seating and one with Telethon Kids and Curtin University related to supported lying.