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Understanding Huntingtons Disease: a seminar for professionals

Understanding Huntingtons Disease: a seminar for professionals

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Post graduate lecture theatre

Belfast City Hospital

Lisburn Road

Belfast, United Kingdom

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Understanding HD: a seminar for health, support and care professionals

Thursday 29th September

Post Graduate Centre, Belfast City Hospital, BT9 7AB

The following draft programme is subject to change

5.00pm          Registration and refreshments with staff, patients and carers.

5.30pm           Welcome HDANI Chair and guest

5.35pm           Intro to the work of HDANI Sorcha McGuinness, CEO, HDANI

5.50pm           HD, a family disease Errol Walsh, Support Worker, HDANI

6.05pm          HD & medication management Dr Jennifer Hoblyn, Clinical Director, Bloomfield Hospital  

6.40pm          HD, swallowing and nutrition  Lydia Fletcher, Dietician, and Erin Probert, Speech & Language                        Therapist, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

7.20pm           Music therapy to promote function, participation, and expression in HD

                     Michael Jenkins, Music Therapist, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

7.40pm           Q&A session with panel chaired by Dr Seamus Kearney

8.00pm          Close and collection of certificates

      

Professional Development Information

 Certificates of attendance issued

 Professional in Practice (PiP), the CPD Framework for Social Workers = 9 PiP points

Also recognised by the following professional bodies as contributing to professional development;

the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, College of Occupational Therapists,  Royal College of Nursing, Northern Ireland, NI Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development, the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

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There is no cost to attend this event which is being funded by HDANI with support sought from the Public Health Agency. Donations welcome to help meet the cost of the event

 

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 To reserve your place email sorcha@hdani.org.uk or call/text 079 8284 3907

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