BACD Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

The changing face of paediatric neurodisability: new diagnoses, new interventions, new challenges

Thursday 21 March 2019, Leicester

Registration is now open! Click here to book online.

 

Programme
Registration Fees - Early Bird registration closes Friday 1st March 2019

08.45 - Registration, Refreshments & Exhibition

Session 1:

09.15 - Welcome. Dr Catherine Tuffrey, BACD Academic Convenor

09.20 - Genetic advances and their impact on families Dr Mohnish Suri, Consultant in Clinical Genetics, and Keri Oliver, Genetic Counsellor, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

10.15 - Managing increasing complexity from a therapist's point of view Dawn Forbes, Bobath Clinical Expert Physiotherapy, and Jenny Carroll, Consultant Physiotherapist, Bobath Children's Therapy Centre Wales

10.50 - Coffee Break, Posters & Exhibition

Session 2:

11.30 - BACD Strategic Research Group Update Prof Jeremy Parr, Chair SRG

11.45 - Paul Polani Lecture: Experimental treatment and life-prolonging treatment - ethics, conflict, and limits Prof Dominic Wilkinson, Professor of Medical Ethics, University of Oxford

12.40 - Lunch, Posters & Exhibition

Session 3:

13.50 - CPIP in the East Midlands Ms Kathryn Price, Consultant Orthopeadic Surgeon, and Rebekah Tinney, Physiotherapist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

14.30 - Children with complex care needs - a parent's view Leanne Cooper, parent of Sophie

15.05 - Long term ventilation for children with disabilities - challenges and triumphs Adele Frost, Long Term Ventilation Nurse Specialist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

15.40 - The evidence-base for SLT interventions for children with Down syndrome Dr Vesna Stojanovik, Associate Professor of Clinical Linguistics, University of Reading

16.20 - Summing up, Mac Keith Poster Prize presentation

16.30 - Close

Drs (consultants, SASSG) - £130 (non-members £145)

Trainee Drs - £100 (non-members £110)

Other professionals - £75 (non-members £85)

Undergraduate students/Foundation Drs - £45

Conference Dinner* (Weds 20 March) - £30

*Conference dinner will take place at the Holiday Inn Leciester

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To pay by invoice, cheque or bank transfer, please contact bacd@rcpch.ac.uk


VENUE The conference will take place at the Mercure Grand Hotel Leicester, a short walk from Leicester train station. There is a secure car park on site and alternative parking options nearby.


The £250 Mac Keith Poster Prize is awarded to the best poster presentation that reports innovative multi-disciplinary working for children and young people with neurodisability and their families.Abstracts selected for poster presentation are:

Novel Research

  • Meeting the increasing nursing needs of children with disabilities, in a large residential special school
  • Developing a multidisciplinary sleep clinic and nurse led telephone service to facilitate the management of Sleep in Community Paediatric Patients
  • Complexity of advance care planning in children with complex needs
  • Early intensive neurorehabilitation and supported discharge for children and young people with acquired brain and spinal injuries: a process evaluation
  • Barnet’s Down Syndrome (DS) Hub and Leading Edge Group (LEG): Multidisciplinary and Multiagency Team-working

Original research

  • A retrospective audit to investigate the completeness of clinical records of paediatric patients with regards to recording the attending adult and parental responsibility status in a dental setting
  • Use of Quality Function Measure to evaluate changes in the quality of movement in children with Cerebral Palsy after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • What impact does training parents in smiLE Therapy have on deaf children’s ability to maintain and generalise their social communication skills?
  • The Chameleon Project: Transforming Children's End of Life Care
  • Taking the shoes off:  foot-care in children and young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Advanced care plans: more than just dying
  • Perspectives of children with neurodisabilities, their carers and therapists on use of walkers and modifying them to promote physical activity
  • Behavioural profile of anxiety in autistic individuals with few or no words and individuals with genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability
  • Clinical audit of scoliosis in Ataxia - Telangiectasia (A-T): current UK practice
  • Multidisciplinary teams in Paediatric Neurorehabilitation for acquired central nervous system injury - an equity analysis

 

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Full payment of registration fees must be made at the time of booking. If you are unable to register via the online system and pay by credit/debit card, please contact bacd@rcpch.ac.uk
  • We are unable to reserve places without payment.
  • Invoices cannot be issued after Thursday 7 February 2019. Your place will not be guaranteed until payment has been received.
  • Cancellations must be confirmed in writing to bacd@rcpch.ac.uk. Cancellations received before Thursday 28 February 2019 will receive a full refund on registration fees minus £20 admin fee.
  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received after Thursday 28 February 2019 under any circumstances.
  • Delegates may make arrangements for a substitute to attend in their place at any time with no cost incurred by contacting bacd@rcpch.ac.uk.
  • Missed meals will not be reimbursed.
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