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Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery Conference 2019
1st March 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm€40
This is the third educational Conference of St. Finbarr’s Hospital Stroke Rehabilitation Unit and wider stroke service. It is supported by the HSE, Cork Stroke Support Group, UCC & Headway.
This Conference is aimed at Medical, Nursing & Allied Health Professionals and students who have an interest in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery. Stroke survivors and their carers are also welcome to attend.
The conference topics have been specifically chosen to provide an update on best practice in several aspects of stroke recovery and rehabilitation.
All speakers have been invited on the basis of their expertise.
We are grateful for sponsorship which greatly subsidized costs.
|08.30||Registration, Tea & Coffee, Viewing of Exhibition Stands|
|09:00||Opening Address||Dr Liam Healy, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine|
|09:15||National Stroke Programme Update||Prof Ronan Collins, Consultant Physician in Geriatrics & Stroke Medicine|
|09:45||Psychological Adjustment following Stroke||Ms Marcia Ward, Neuropsychologist, Headway
Ms Lucy Martin, Stroke Survivor
|10:30||Tea & Coffee, Viewing of Exhibition Stands|
|11:00||Visual Field Deficits: Assessment & Rehabilitation||Prof Fiona Rowe, Orthoptist, University of Liverpool|
|11:45||Early supported Discharge Team||Ms Marie Condon, Physiotherapist
Ms Louise O’Regan, Occupational Therapist
Ms Lucy Pope, Speech & Language Therapist
|12:10||Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery – Personal Journey||Mr Noel Power, Stroke Survivor|
|12:30||Cerebrovascular Rehabilitation – Cardiac Rehab for Stroke Survivors||Mr Peter Morgan, Physiotherapist|
|12:55||Role of the Stroke Clinical Nurse Specialist||Ms Karina Hayes, Stroke CNS|
|13:20||Lunch, Viewing of Exhibition Stands|
|14:20||Cork Stroke Support Group Choir ‘Stroke Notes’||Ms Patricia Kelleher, Musical Director|
|14:40||Spasticity Management||Dr John MacFarlane, Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine Consultant, Cork
& National Rehabilitation Hospital
Ms Liz O’Sullivan, Physiotherapist, MUH
|15:10||Upper Limb Rehabilitation – A Review of the Evidence||Ms Susan Forde, Occupational Therapist|
|15:40||Personal Experience of Electrical Stimulation & Stroke Rehabilitation||Mr Anthony Holton, Stroke Survivor|
|16:00||Closing Remarks||Ms Mary J. Foley, Advanced Nurse Practitioner|