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Virtual Head Injury Information Day 2021

Wednesday 12 May 2021

 

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

PROGRAMME

Morning presentations

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10.00 - 10.10

Welcome

Chris Stewart, Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

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10.10 - 10.40

My experience of smell loss following brain injury and the work of Fifth Sense 

Duncan Boak, Fifth Sense

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10.40 - 11.10

How common is smell loss?

Professor Carl Philpott, Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology, Norwich Medical School at UEA

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11.10 - 11.40

Importance of nutrition in ABI rehabilitation

Sian Riley, Red Pepper Nutrition

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11.40 - 12.10

Interactive well-being session

Dr Sarah Gillanders, Clinical Neuropsychologist

LUNCHTIME ACTIVITY

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13.00 - 13.30

Pause & Breathe

Susie Hooper, Pause & Breathe CIC

Afternoon presentations

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14.00 - 14.30

Update on work of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups for both Disability and Health

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

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14.30 - 15.00

Tips on the benefits appeal system

Jacqueline Lange, Welfare Rights Advisor, Digby Brown

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15.00 - 15.30

Supporting the person following brain injury and their family in the community

Lynn Grayson, Speech and Language Therapist, NHS Lanarkshire Community Brain Team

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15.30 - 16.00

Everyday digital aids and equipment

Jamie Bruce, Visibility Scotland & Aris Malapaschas, Research Student

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.