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Rehabilitation Research Showcase

Guy’s Campus, London

18 Feb Rehab research showcase, main

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 

AGENDA

09:20

Welcome/Introduction

Dr Katie Sheehan

 

Session 1: Theme = Mental Health

 

09:30

Physical activity to improve mental health and healthy ageing.

Dr Brendon Stubbs

 

10:15

High intensity interval training in severe mental illness.

Ms Rebecca Martland

10:25

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

Ms Garcia Ashdown-Franks

 10:35

Coffee break

 

 

Session 2: Rehabilitation in LTC

 

11:00

Exercise interventions in haemophilia.

Professor Wendy Drechsler

11:15

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

Mr Mark McGlinchey

11:30

Establishing NHS-style stroke care in Sierra Leone

Professor Catherine Sackley

11:45

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

12:00

Lunch break

 

 

Session 3: Frailty/end of life

 

13:00

Functional outcomes of frailty: findings from national cohort studies.

Dr Matthew O’Connell

13:15

Multisensory rehabilitation in older adult fallers.

Dr Marousa Pavlou

13:30

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

Dr Julie Whitney

Ms Hannah Prentice

13:45

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

Dr Joanne Bayly

14:00

Feasibility study of combining geriatric services with pulmonary rehabilitation.  

Ms Lisa Brighton

14:15

Thank you and close

Dr Arietta Spinou

 


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