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EDINBURGH
Head Injury Information Day 2022

Wednesday 11 May 2022 - The Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

This year the Edinburgh Head injury information Day is back in person - register now for this FREE information and networking event for individuals, families, carers and professionals affected by all types of acquired brain injury and head injury. Some fantastic speakers and exhibitors are lined up.

PROGRAMME

09:00   Registration & exhibits open

 

10:00   Welcome

Chris Stewart - Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

Lisa Cameron - Chair of both the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability and Health

 

10:30   Presentations begin

 

12:00   Refreshments & exhibits

 

13:00   Presentations continue

14:00   Comfort break

14:15   Presentations continue

 

15:30   Event closes

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.