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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.

Three sessions will cover:

1) rehabilitation for adults with severe mental illness;

2) rehabilitation for adults with long term conditions; and

3) 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 Arietta Spinou

 

Session 1: Theme = Mental Health

 

9:30

High-intensity interval training in severe mental illness.

Ms Rebecca Martland

10:00

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

Exercise therapy, behaviour change and weight management for people living with kidney disease.

Ms Ellen Castle

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 Mandeep Sekhon

12:00

Establishing NHS-style stroke care in Sierra Leone, the importance of community engagement.

 Ms Jessica O'Hara and Ms Jurate Wall

12.15

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.

Ms Hannah Prentice

13:45

Improving rehabilitation for people with newly diagnosed thoracic cancer: Findings from a randomised controlled feasibility trial.

Dr Joanne Bayly

14:00

Feasibility study of combining geriatric services with pulmonary rehabilitation.  

Ms Lisa Brighton

14:15

Thank you and close

Dr Katie Sheehan

 Catering will be held in G3 New Hunt's House


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