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GLASGOW
Head Injury Information Day 2022

Wednesday 18 May 2022 - The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Glasgow

This year the Glasgow 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 fantasic 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

An overview of West of Scotland Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services

Dr Teng Cheng Khoo – Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and Lead Clinician, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Neurorehabilitation Service

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11.00 - 11.30

Rebuilding life after brain injury: Dreamtalk

Sheena McDonald – Journalist, Presenter, Author & ABI Survivor

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11.30 - 12.00

Surviving the battle: my experience as a brain injury survivor

Duran Hunt – ABI Survivor,

Susan Holmes – Occupational Therapist,Tania Brown and Matthew Nakonesky – Speech Pathologist, Speech Therapy North East

PRESENTATIONS - afternoon

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13.00 - 13.30

Major Trauma Network – New developments in the West of Scotland

Kay Forbes – Major Trauma Coordinator, West of Scotland Major Trauma Centre

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13.30 - 14.00

Update on the changes to benefits

Jacqueline Lange – Welfare Rights Manager, Digby Brown Solicitors

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14.15 - 14.45

A pilot Feasibility Trial of a memory aid for people with an ABI (ApplTree)

Dr Matthew Jamieson – Research Associate (Mental Health & Wellbeing), University of Glasgow

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14.45 - 15.15

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

Mary Brown – Country Manager, Music Services Scotland Nordoff Robbins

The Head Injury Information Day is organised and run by Digby Brown Solicitors in support of the Brain Injury Network Group, an informal network of organisations who work with people with acquired brain injury.


Contact binglasgow@gmail.com if you would like to attend the group meetings or be added to the list for minutes and information which comes from the group.