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Category: Conference Rehabilitation following brain injury Part II

March 13, 2018N/A

Bedford Row
London , WC1R 4BS


Specialist training from brain injury experts


The Brain Injury Group provides award winning specialist training from brain injury experts. Designed for personal injury lawyers (claimant and defendant) including barristers, our training is also highly relevant to insurers, case managers, other health and social care professionals working with brain injured individuals and those from charities which support people affected by brain injury.

The challenges of providing care in client's homes – Susie Quinlan, Case Manager, Independent Living Solutions

The ideal scenario when a care package is put in place is for everyone to work in harmony together,  but what happens when it all goes wrong and how can such situations be resolved? Using case studies, this session will look at both the ideal of the team working in harmony and the reverse scenario of when conflict and issues arise, how these can be avoided, and how to deal with them when they do arise.
The multidisciplinary team and medico legal cases – the medical perspective –Lindsay McLellan, Emeritus Professor of Rehabilitation, Brain Injury Group

Why specialists in rehabilitation medicine are often uneasy when they are the only clinical
rehabilitation expert to give evidence in medico legal cases.

Understanding occupational therapy – Nikki Thompson, Executive Director, The OT Practice

Overview of occupational therapy, what to look for, how to access and what an OT can offer to brain injury clients. Including case studies and Q&A to help delegates understand the role of an OT and what principles are at the heart of the profession, enabling referrals to be far more focused and thereby increasing the rehabilitation potential of their clients.

Orthotics – Alan Hews, Senior Orthotist, The London Orthotic Consultancy

This session will look at orthotics and how they can assist adults and children with a brain injury. The session will also look at orthotic medico legal reports and how future orthotics needs are calculated.

Neuro physiotherapy – Susan Filson, Susan J Filson Physiotherapy Consultancy Ltd

An overview of how physiotherapy can be used to assist in the rehabilitation of brain injured individuals including the common issues and how physiotherapy is delivered.
The session will also look at specialist therapy treatments and equipment, exercise programmes (including riding and aquatics) and the role family/carers play in on going physiotherapy.

Funding of rehabilitation – Nick Shapland, Affiniti Finance

What happens when funding via interim payments has unacceptable strings attached, is not available,  is available but not at sufficient levels, not available at the correct time or is withdrawn –what are the alternatives?

The latest advances in rehabilitation technology - Christopher Campbell, The Buckinghamshire Group

The use of technology in rehabilitation has advanced significantly in recent years. This session will look at the newest and most innovative equipment used in rehabilitation to provide the best possible care and outcome for the individual.

Optimising Outcomes - how the arts therapies transform rehabilitation – Jo Godsal, Clinical Services Manager, Chroma

A look at how neurologic music therapy, art and drama therapy can transform the relationship a patient has with their rehabilitation, and provide a clinical and cost-effective approach to MDT working.

Delegate Rates per session

Brain Injury Group member firms qualify for ONE free place. Additional places available at the preferential rate of £95 + VAT

£95 + VAT for charities, students, healthcare and social care professionals
£190 + VAT for all other delegates

Price includes refreshments, lunch and course materials which will be available to download.

Accreditation from APIL Training will be applied for, for all courses.
For all training days, registration commences at 9 am for a 9.30 am start and the day will finish around 4pm

Places are limited and reserved on a first come first served basis.

To book your place, please email julie.mccarthy@braininjurygroup.co.uk