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in conjunction with


Posture & Mobility
Day of Shared Learning

Friday 1st February 2019

St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
(Registration @ 08:00 − Commencing @ 08:45 sharp)

08:00 – Registration

08.45 – Opening Address

Pressure Ulcer Prevention in the Older Person
Aglécia Budri

Wheelchair Mobility Performance enhancement by Changing Wheelchair Properties; What is the Effect of Grip, Seat Height and Mass.
Rienke van der Slikke

An Introduction to the Simple Semple Seating Assessment© – How to Demystify the Art of Seating
Andrew Semple

Universal Design for Everyone
Ger Craddock


Social Media, Medicine and the Law
Dolores Keane

The Impact of Obesity on Wheelchair Provision
Lynda McCullough & Stephen Herron

An Introduction to the HSE National Wheelchair Contract Process
Lynley Harfield & Lesley Quilter

Neuromuscular scoliosis-the devastation of function. The light at the end of the tunnel.
Sonia McGarvey

13:45 – Lunch

Izzy Wheels – Our Journey
Ailbhe & Izzy Keane

Where do we begin….A comparison study of expectations from therapists and parents when attending their first specialist seating clinic.
Nicola Taylor & Ciara Fitzsimmons

Posture Care Working Group(PCWG) Carlow- Kilkenny HSE Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Services
Anne Ging, et. al

Comfort Break

Interdisciplinary assessment and management of frailty
Dr.. Isweri Pillay

Spinal Injuries- A clinical psychology perspective
Maeve Nolan

An Overview of Research in the Field of Autonomous Technology Including Self Driving Wheelchairs
Brian Boyle

Plastic Casting for Custom Contoured Cushions- A Case Study
Susan Nace

You may book a ticket online to attend the event. The cost, as always, is extremely reasonable at €50 per person (€15 concession).