Neurobehavioural Disability after Acquired Brain Injury: Selective Topics Demonstrating Innovation
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When: November 25, 2019
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Swansea Marriott Hotel
Maritime Quarter
Swansea SA1 3SS

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Swansea University and Elysium Neurological are delighted to present their fourth annual conference focussed on neurobehavioural disability after acquired brain injury.

This exciting and informative one-day conference will bring together leading experts in the field to provide authoritative accounts of the very latest clinical innovations, strategies and cutting-edge developments in the management of the debilitating symptoms of neurobehavioural disability.

The varied, dynamic and practical programme will support a wide range of rehabilitative practices and will appeal to all those interested and/or involved in the care of individuals with an acquired brain injury, including case managers, commissioners, rehabilitation and healthcare professionals, clinicians, academics and legal fraternity

Conference Programme

09:00 Registration and Refreshments

09:50 Welcome and Opening Address by the Conference Chair • Dr Claire Williams, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Swansea University

10:00 Prevalence and Predictors of Neurobehavioural Disability amongst Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors in the Community • Professor Nick Alderman, Clinical Director, Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation Services, Elysium Healthcare & Dr Claire Williams, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Swansea University

10:40 Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in the Community: a Clinician’s and Client’s Perspective • Dr Jenny Brooks, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Elysium Healthcare and Independent Practice

11:20 Refreshments 11:40 Research for Clinicians: Making Clinical Work your Research • Professor Barbara A Wilson OBE, Clinical Neuropsychologist, The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

12:20 Neurorehabilitation in Secure Services • Dr Andrew Leigh, Lead Clinical Psychologist, St Mary’s Hospital

13:00 Lunch & Networking 14:00 Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…Where the Frontal Lobes Meet the Mental Capacity Act • Dr Tracey-Ryan Morgan, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Talis Consulting Limited and Swansea Bay University Health Board & Tracy Holcroft, Brain Injury Case Manager, Stokes Case Management Limited

14:40 Applying Assistive Technology across the Neurodisability Spectrum • Dr Narinder Kapur, Honorary Consultant Neuropsychologist, Imperial College NHS Trust and Visiting Professor of Neuropsychology University College London

15:20 Refreshments

15:40 Building Innovative Models of Positive Psychotherapy for People Living with Chronic Conditions: A Focus on Acquired Brain Injury • Dr Zoe Fisher, Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, Community Brain Injury Service, Swansea Bay Health Board, Morriston Hospital and The Health and Wellbeing Academy, Swansea University & Dr Andrew Kemp, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Swansea University

16:20 Closing Address

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Exhibitor spaces are also available. Please contact for further details.

Pending CPD Accreditation: An application has been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of this event. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS):

The conference flyer and full programme (bilingual version) is also attached as a PDF.

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