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EDINBURGH
Head Injury Information Day 2022

Wednesday 11 May 2022 - The Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

The event has now finished - however, you can view each of the speakers presentations below.

PRESENTATIONS - morning

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10.00 - 10.15

Welcome

Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

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10.15 - 10.30

Welcome

Dr Lisa Cameron SNP MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability & Health

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10.30 - 11.00

Small steps and new horizons in brain injury rehabilitation

Dr Ally Rooney – Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Robert Fergusson Unit

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11.00 - 11.30

Living life with a different brain

Emma Feesey - ABI Survivor

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11.30 - 12.00

Keep Safe Scotland – a network of safe places for disabled and vulnerable people

Aimee Louise Mclellan – Project Development Officer, I Am Me Scotland

PRESENTATIONS - afternoon

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13.00 - 13.30

Half a head – how to survive, thrive and heal after brain injury

Gemma Bromley – ABI Survivor & Rehabilitation Worker, Visibility Scotland

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13.30 - 14.00

Managing anxiety during times of transition – navigating challenges and seizing opportunities

Dr Andrew Harrison – Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Case Management Services

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14.15 - 14.45

Utilising digital technology to enable participation after brain injury: the challenges, complexities and exploring the solutions

Julie King - Occupational Therapist & Lecturer, Royal College of Occupational Therapists Scotland & Queen Margaret University

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14.45 - 15.15

What music do you like? – an exploration of music therapy and identity in neurorehabilitation

Jenny Laahs – Music Therapist, Music Services Scotland Nordoff Robbins

The Head Injury Information Day is organised and run by Digby Brown Solicitors in support of the brain injury community in Edinburgh.