This multidisciplinary study day, bringing together different groups of allied health professionals, will provide an overview of working with people who have had a stroke. The day will aim to enhance awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and post-stroke care, as well as provide an opportunity to share good practice and research in the field. The day will be interactive and feature presentations from:
- Sue Baic (Consultant Dietician) Wiltshire Farm Foods
Impact of dysphagia on diet and how this can be remedied
- Carol Hargreaves, (Clinical Lead) and Clare Nicholson (Advanced Practitioner) Occupational Therapy Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service
'Strokestra' - A pioneering stroke rehabilitation programme developed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in partnership with Hull Integrated Community Stroke Service
- Michael Carter (Advanced Clinical Specialist and Speech and Language Therapist, Stroke and Neurology) York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
- Rebecca Canet-Baldwin (Clinical Lead Physiotherapist for Stroke and Neurology) Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust
- Develop an understanding of what other teams do in post-stroke care
- Gain knowledge about challenges and solutions in post-stroke care
Qualified allied health professionals and nurses providing care for people who have suffered a stroke. The workshop will be particularly beneficial to professionals who are new to working in post-stroke care.
Experts in four different areas will address post-stroke challenges and share good practice. The study day will improve awareness and knowledge of care given to people who experienced a stroke.
Attendees will gain knowledge about the work of other teams involved in the same service such as dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses and speech and language therapists.
The multidisciplinary nature of the workshop aims to encourage sharing of current research and examples of good practice.