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Rehabilitation Research Showcase

Guy’s Campus, London

18 Feb
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Rehabilitation Research Showcase 2020

Hosted by the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences, this one-day event celebrates the leading rehabilitation research taking place across King's College London and King's Health Partners.

We will showcase our work through a series of short talks with opportunities for networking for clinicians, academics, students and members of the public interested in collaborating with research.

Dr Brendon Stubbs, NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Head of Physiotherapy at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, will deliver our keynote lecture on rehabilitation strategies for people with mental health conditions.  

Two additional sessions will cover:

1) rehabilitation for adults with long term conditions; and

2) rehabilitation for adults with frailty and those at the end of life.

Who should attend: Allied health professionals, allied health students, prospective allied health students and members of the public. 

Registration Deadline: Friday 10 January 2020

Programme Chairs: Dr Katie Sheehan & Dr Arietta Spinou 




Dr Katie Sheehan


Session 1: Theme = Mental Health



Physical activity to improve mental health and healthy ageing.

Dr Brendon Stubbs



High-intensity interval training in severe mental illness.

Ms Rebecca Martland


Is it possible for people with severe mental illness to sit less and move more?

Ms Garcia Ashdown-Franks


Coffee break



Session 2: Rehabilitation in LTC



Exercise interventions in haemophilia.

Professor Wendy Drechsler


Investigating therapy in the rehabilitation of physical function for survivors of severely disabling stroke.

Mr Mark McGlinchey


Improve fatigue and exercise tolerance for people with chronic kidney disease

Dr Sharlene Greenwood


Feasibility and multi-centre clinical trial of gait rehabilitation in patients with recently diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis: the Gait Rehabilitation in Early Arthritis Trial.

Dr Lindsay Bearne

Dr Mandeep Sekhon


Establishing NHS-style stroke care in Sierra Leone

 Professor Catherine Sackley


Lunch break



Session 3: Frailty/end of life



Functional outcomes of frailty: findings from national cohort studies.

Dr Matthew O’Connell


Multisensory rehabilitation in older adult fallers.

Dr Marousa Pavlou


Understanding the development of severe contractures in people with advanced dementia and the burden placed on care providers.

Dr Julie Whitney

Ms Hannah Prentice


Rehabilitation in advanced life-limiting disease; palliative care; experiences of illness and related disability.

Dr Joanne Bayly


Feasibility study of combining geriatric services with pulmonary rehabilitation.  

Ms Lisa Brighton


Thank you and close

Dr Arietta Spinou

 Catering will be held in G3 New Hunt's House

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