The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) returns to London’s Royal College of General Practitioners headquarters in Euston Square for its 7th Annual Conference on the 11th November 2015.
Speakers from the medical and legal world will present on topics ranging from the future of specialised commissioning, the clinical tools required for neurobehavioural rehabilitation and the issues surrounding acquired brain injury and offending behaviour.
The meeting will be of interest to all members of the rehabilitation multidisciplinary team, doctors in primary and secondary care, case managers, personal injury lawyers, social care workers, voluntary organisations, care providers and also individuals with a brain injury and carers.
Please read last years 2016 conference review on P36 in the ACNR publication:
UKABIF Conference 11th November 2015 Programme
9.15 – 9.45 Registration
9.45 – 9.50 Introduction, Professor Mike Barnes, UKABIF Chair
The Future of Commissioning , Chaired by Professor Mike Barnes
9.50 – 10.30 Current and Future Commissioning – an update with special reference to acquired brain injury rehabilitation
Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes DM FRCP
Director, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital
Herbert Dunhill Chair of Rehabilitation – King’s College London
Director, UK Rehabilitation Outcomes Collaborative,
Chair, NHSE, Clinical Reference Group for commissioning specialised rehabilitation services for patients with highly complex needs, and the Clinical Reference Panel for development of case mix and tariffs for rehabilitation
President, British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine
10.30 – 11.15 Footprint for future commissioning – a talk by the Manchester vanguard
Kate O’Sullivan, Lead Commissioner, Complex Care, Citywide Commissioning and Quality Team, Manchester North, Central and South Clinical Commissioning Groups
11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break and Exhibition
What is needed in your clinical toolbox for neurobehavioural rehabilitation?
Chaired by Amanda Swain, UKABIF Policy Lead and Independent Consultant in brain injury
11.45 – 12.30 Neurobehavioural rehabilitation assessments and outcomes
Professor Nick Alderman, Director of Clinical Services, Partnerships in Care and Dr Sara da Silvo Ramos, Research Fellow, The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)
12.30 – 1.15 Approaches to treatment and care in neurobehavioural rehabilitation?
Dr Michael Dilley, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in Neurorehabilitation, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
1.15 – 2.15 Lunch, Networking and Exhibition
Raising Awareness of brain injury through film
Chaired by Dr Ava Easton, UKABIF Vice Chair and CEO The Encephalitis Society
2.15 – 2.30 UKABIF Awards presented by Maureen le Marinel and John and Susan McAleese
2.30 – 2.45 Introduction and launch of UKABIF film competition, Dr Ava Easton
2.45 – 3.00 Screening of shortlisted films from the American Academy of Neurology ‘neuro film festival’
3.00 – 3.30 Tea Break and Exhibition
3.30 – 4.00 Launch of the UKABIF Manifesto for Offending Behaviour and Acquired Brain Injury
Maureen le Marinel, Patron, UKABIF
Professor Mike Barnes, Chair, UKABIF
4.00 – 4.45 Crime and ABI
Dr Eric Durand, Service de Médecine et réadaptation, Paris.
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