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
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
Universal Design for Everyone
Social Media, Medicine and the Law
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.
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
Interdisciplinary assessment and management of frailty
Dr.. Isweri Pillay
Spinal Injuries- A clinical psychology perspective
An Overview of Research in the Field of Autonomous Technology Including Self Driving Wheelchairs
Plastic Casting for Custom Contoured Cushions- A Case Study
You may book a ticket online to attend the event. The cost, as always, is extremely reasonable at €50 per person (€15 concession).