Friday 17 May 2013

Headway UK Certificate of Attendance provided.

Benefits of attending

  • Hear about leading-edge developments in the field of treating and managing ABIs
  • Network with fellow healthcare professionals, brain injury survivors and their families
  • Join the debate on the latest policy changes
  • Receive a Headway UK Certificate of Attendance

Who should attend?

  • GPs
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Neurological / Neurorehabilitation Consultants
  • Physiotherapists
  • Carers
  • ABI survivors and their families
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Case Managers


09.15: Registration and refreshments

09.45: Welcome to the day: Dave Maggs, Wales Development Manager Headway and Bill Braithwaite QC

10.05: Opening address by a representative from the Welsh Government

10.15: Lessons from the woodpecker: Closed head injury bio-mechanics, and the role of brain scanning in clinical assessment. Prof Bob Rafal, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Neuropsychology, Bangor University

11.15: Refreshment Break

11.30: Supporting empathy and closeness in couple relationships following brain injury. Dr Giles Yeates, Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist and couples Psychotherapist at the Community Head Injury Service,Aylesbury

12.30: Lunch

13.30: Brain injury crime: The need to re-engineer the justice system around neuroscience. Prof Huw Williams, Co-Director of the Centre for Clinical Neuropsychology Research, University of Exeter and Paula Porter, Criminal Lawyer and member of the Criminal Justice Acquired Brain Injury Interest Group

14.30: Brain Injury Survivors’ Journeys to Recovery

15.30: Chair, Bill Braithwaite QC to lead conclusions and questions of the day

15.45: Refreshments

16:00: Depart


To book your place please CLICK HERE

For more information about this event please call Dave Maggs at Headway on 01446 740 130


Qualified professionals £30

Trainees and students £10

Headway members FREE

Brain injury survivors plus one family member FREE


All proceeds from the event will go to Headway branches across North Wales to support their valuable contribution to the field of treating and managing ABIs.