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  • Location: St Andrew's Healthcare Northampton
  • Start Date: 02 November 2017 - 9:00 AM
  • End Date: 02 November 2017 - 5:00 PM

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The effectiveness of specialist neuro-care is ever reliant on the strength of inter-disciplinary teams' flexibility using a range of therapeutic, environmental and relational interventions to improve outcomes. Working across a range of conditions including brain injury, dementia and Huntington’s Disease, the complex co-morbidities of patients entering rehabilitation and specialist neuro-care services requires ever-more integrated systems of care, the application of innovative tools and the delivery of world-class decision making.

This St Andrew’s conference on Specialist Neuro-Care, hosted by the National Brain Injury Centre (Kemsley Unit) discussed best practice in the delivery of neurobehavioural rehabilitation, specialist neuro-care and also neuro-palliative care. Speakers include Professor David Oliver (Centre of Professional Practice and Tizard Centre) and Professor Narinder Kapur (Visiting Professor of Neuropsychology, UCL) in addition to a range of workshops.

The full programme for the day can be seen here.

Presentations can be viewed below by clicking on the presenters name:

Value based healthcare: service delivery and innovation in Neurorehabilitation - Dr Sanjith Kamath, Clinical Director for Women’s Mental Health, St Andrew’s Healthcare

Case Study - Neuro-palliative decision-making: when to end assisted nutritional hydration - Dr Aye-Ma Lwin, Consultant Psychiatrist, St Andrew’s Healthcare 

Keynote speaker Professor David Oliver

Keynote speaker Professor David Oliver

Keynote speaker Professor Narinder Kapur

Keynote speaker Professor Narinder Kapur

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Parkes

Keynote speaker Jacqueline Parkes

Professionals working across the field of neuro-rehabilitation and palliative care, including clinical psychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, rehabilitation medicine specialists, general practitioners, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, care managers, case managers, rehabilitation support workers, statutory and voluntary sector care providers. iStock 531933608 v3

A presentation by Prof Narinder Kapur


Disorders of the brain have traditionally been associated with deficits in cognition and behaviour. It is increasingly evident, however, that positive phenomena may occur in such disorders, with implications for rehabilitation. I review paradoxical phenomena such as better than expected function after acquired brain injury and in neurodegenerative disease. I propose that the emerging field of positive neuropsychology may have implications for the treatments and advice we offer to neurological patients.


Standard delegate fee after 12 October 2017 £110.00 per delegate

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If you have any questions in the meantime please email Liz Evans or call on 01604 616584

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