SHIF EDINBURGH EVENT IS NOW OPEN FOR DELEGATE BOOKING
Join us at The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church (25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX) for our opening event of 2019. As always we have a fantastic array of speakers to present on the subject, see below for a sample (working titles, and can be subject to change).
This is your first opportunity to use your membership places of 2019, simply reply to this email to book now! If you don't have a membership, the cost is only £40/delegate. And of course remember, ABI Survivors and Carers are free.
Dr Pamela Brown (Senior Clinical Psychologist, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, Graham Anderson House) - "Overcoming the barriers of impaired insight in practice within an inpatient setting"
Colin Cassidy (Vocational Assistant, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, Graham Anderson House) - "Re-establishing roles post brain injury through vocational work"
Peter Beard (Brain Injury Survivor & Rehabilitation Support Worker, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, Graham Anderson House) - "The 'A-Ha' moment - an insider's perspective"
Dr Adam Burnel (Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde) - "The effects of methylphenidate on insight & awareness"
EMAIL INFO@SHIF.ORG.UK TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE!
SAVE THE DATE
Bookings are now open for our final event for 2018, where we will be delving into the physical, cognitive and psychological aspects of Acquired Brain Injury, Body and Soul.
As always it will be a full day event, with registration opening at 9.30am, speakers from 10am. Please see below for the complete list of speakers that will be featured;
Professor Gordon Dutton - HOW WE SEE OUR WORLD: Vision After Head Injury
Clare Bates (Vestibular Audiologist, Freeman Hospital & CB Hearing and Balance) - Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy
Dr Giles Yeates (Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist & Tai Chi/Kung Fu Instructor) - Mind-Body Community Interventions for Survivors of Acquired Brain Injury
Paul Pearson (Headway Glasgow) - Returning to Education After a Brain Injury
Ulrike Zeller (Physiotherapist, Graham Anderson House)
Dr Max Volino (Cognitive Scientist Oxygen Treatment Specialist) - What If?….
Simply email email@example.com to reserve your place!
DID YOU KNOW THAT SHIF IS 25 THIS YEAR?
We’d like to invite you all to celebrate the past 25 years (and at least 25 more to come!) with us, so we’re holding a drinks reception at the end of our event on the 6th of December. There will be bubbly and mince pies (as always, it is close to Christmas after all!), but also a special cake and quite possibly balloons! It’s our way of thanking you all for your support, for this year, but also for the last 25, without you we couldn’t continue!
BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!
SHIF are pleased to announce our return to Dundee, looking at the challenging issues that face professionals attempting to tailor support to the individual.
As always it will be a full day event, with registration opening at 9.30am, speakers from 10am. Bookings are now open, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org directly, quoting your membership (if organisational please specify). Alternatively delegate fees are only £40, with ABI Survivors and Carers being free of charge.
Please see below for a list of our speakers, or download the programme below;
Julie Fisk (The Care Inspectorate)
Ruth Waugh (Angus Health and Social Care Partnership)
Lena Godfrey (Angus Health and Social Care Partnership) - "A Journey via the Mackinnon Centre - the challenges and opportunities"
Laorag Hunter - "A Good Fit: Tools for Connecting in Brain Injury Rehabilitation"
Maureen Carrie (Carer)
Issy Robertson (ABI Survivor) - "3mm to Mayhem"
Kelly Christie (ABI Survivor) - "A Personal Story"
SAVE THE DATE!
SHIF are proud to announce the first in our events for 2018, tackling the difficult issue that face professionals and survivors alike with hidden cognitive issues.
As always it will be a full day event, with a fantastic array of speakers (see below to download the full programme). Registration opening at 9.30am, speakers from 10am, and we are scheduled to finish at 3.30pm. There are limited spaces available, so email us directly at email@example.com to book now!
Please note that ordinarily this the SHIF AGM would be scheduled during this event, but due to unforseen circumstances it has been delayed until later in the year.
For our third and final event of 2017, we've decided to look at subjects close to home, something we thought was entirely appropriate due to the date falling on St Andrew's Day!
The SHIF Committee has been working hard to put together a superb list of speakers highlighting developments in services, research and projects in our own backyard. And, as always, we will be ending the day with our annual and festive glass of bubbles and mince pies!
Remember, this is your last opportunity to use any 2017 Membership Places, so don't delay, email firstname.lastname@example.org now to book!
SHIF are pleased to announce the second in their series of events for 2017, entitled "Who's Who? - The A-Z Of ABI". This event marks a long overdue return of SHIF to Dumfries, exploring Scotland wide services, but in particular highlighting the essential work of Local services.
BOOK NOW BY SIMPLY EMAILING INFO@SHIF.ORG.UK DIRECTLY TO BOOK YOUR PLACE.
JUST A FEW PLACES LEFT, SO BE QUICK!
Here's a taste of the speakers we will be featuring on the day, and you can find the full programme below;
- Kristy Blaen (Case Manager, A Chance for Life and AHP(s), Dumfries and Galloway NHS)
- Jacqueline Lange (Welfare Rights Advisor, Digby Brown Solicitors) - Benefits
- Dr John Higgon (Neuropsychologist)
- Stuart Barton (Digby Brown, Partner) and Welfare Guardian
SHIF are pleased to announce that the first in their series of events for 2017 is now open for delegate booking. Entitled "Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness - A Wake Up Call", this event aims to explore the clinical and ethical standards of care for people for people with prolonged disorders of consciousness after an ABI, and the impact on families.
Email email@example.com directly to book your place.
The day will also include the official launch of the SABIN ABI E-Learning Resource.
Speakers will include;
Andrew Harrison (Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Director Case Management Services)
Dr Louise Reid (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Murdostoun)
Gillian Munday (OT/SMART Accredited Assessor, Murdostoun)
Lynn Hodge (Director/Senior Case Manager, Case Management Services)
Dr Brian Pentland (Consultant Neurologist, MCN Chair, NHS Lothian)
Alison Hawitt and Lorna Langrell (Launch of SABIN ABI E-Learning Resource)