Huntingtons Disease Association NI Annual Conference
HDANI invites all patients, carers, family, friends as well as health and social care students and professionals affected by HD or working with Huntingtons Disease to join us for our annual conference.
The following draft programme is subject to change
9.45am Registration with morning refreshments in the Ballygowan Foyer
10.00am HDANI AGM and Financial report in the Riverview Suite
11.00am Hope on the Horizon- Research Developments (Dr Ed Wild,Founder of HDBuzz, a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery)
11.45am HD and Nutrition
(Erin Probert - Advanced Specialist Speech & Language Therapist and
Lydia Fletcher- Specialist Dietitian from The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability)
12.15am How music can help with HD (Michael Jenkins - Specialist Music Therapist)
12.45pm Help is at Hand- Introduction from the Advice & Information Service Providers
1.00pm Two course hot fork buffet lunch
2.00pm HD & medication management (Dr Jennifer Hoblyn, Clinical Director, Bloomfield Hospital)
2.45pm HDANI Youth (Michelle McGrath, HD dedicated youth counsellor)
3.00pm Break-out sessions
During this time you can have a chat with our speakers and service providers in the advice &
Avail of free therapies and pampering sessions (book at registration)
Catch up with HDANI friends over a cuppa in the lobby
3.30-4.30 Workshop on wellbeing and resilience
6.00pm Conference close
7.30pm Join us for a three course dinner, annual prize draw and entertainment in the Gransha Suite
Cost: £10pp day only (members) £20pp (non-members)
£30pp inc dinner, B&B (members) £50pp (non-members)
To reserve your place email email@example.com or call/text 079 8284 3907
You can also arrange to make advance payment electronically.
Please advise of any access, mobility, or dietary requirements.
Rooms will be reserved by HDANI to meet your expressed needs.