Rehabilitation

POSTER ABSTRACTS: Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times
Caitríona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
Acquired brain injury (ABI) is defined as any sudden damage to the brain occurring during a person’s lif

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury l

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury liaison coordinator role
Rachel McGlade, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The Nation

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator

By Admin / August 8, 2019

Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator
Caitriona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The National Rehabilitation Hosp

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors

By Admin / October 23, 2018

How integrated care can alleviate treatment burden in stroke survivors
Valerie Patricia Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Brian McGuire, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE
Abstract
In Ireland, approximately 10,000 people will have

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Care-coordination in the rehabilitative treatment and management of Neurogenic Heterotopic ossification

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Care-coordination in the rehabilitative treatment and management of Neurogenic Heterotopic ossification
Author: Aine Carroll
Abstract
Introduction: Neurogenic heterotopic ossification (NHO) is a disorder of abnormal bone formation affecting one in f

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Evaluating the impact of integrated change initiatives on wait time for outpatient primary care physiotherapy service

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Evaluating the impact of integrated change initiatives on wait time for outpatient primary care physiotherapy service
Author: John Nwobo
Abstract
Introduction: Widespread public demand for improved access, political pressure for shorter wait times,

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: An Interdisciplinary Resource Pack for working with Child Relatives of Adults with Brain Injury

By Admin / October 17, 2017

An Interdisciplinary Resource Pack for working with Child Relatives of Adults with Brain Injury
Authors: Phil Butler , Anne O’Loughlin
Abstract
Introduction and Description: In the NRH brain injury rehabilitation programme, an interdisciplinary team

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients Implementation of a Multidisciplinary (MDT) Goal Setting Programme for Inpatient Neurosurgical Patients
Authors: Kareena Malone , Karen Smith, Fio

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Self Recovery Platform

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Self Recovery Platform
Authors: Niamh Una Malone , Sean Murphy
Abstract
I worked as a clinical nurse specialist in stroke rehabilitation and had a sub arachnoid haemorrhage in Feb 2013 which left me with cognitive deficits. I made up a psychological

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Digital Revolution – Implementation of an Electronic Assistive Technology Pilot Project in a Neuro-Rehabilitation Setting

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Digital Revolution – Implementation of an Electronic Assistive Technology Pilot Project in a Neuro-Rehabilitation Setting
Authors: Fiona Maye , Marie Cox
Abstract
Introduction: Electronic Assistive Technology (EAT) including communication devices, en

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Rehabilitation without walls

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Rehabilitation without walls
Authors: Edina O’Driscoll , Anne O’Loughlin, Ghyslaine Brophy, Amanda Carty
Abstract
Introduction & Description: The NRH Paediatric Programme was reviewed within the context of the decision to maintain complex paediatric

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Patient perspectives on functional recovery and physical activity following curative treatment for oesophageal cancer

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Patient perspectives on functional recovery and physical activity following curative treatment for oesophageal cancer
Author: Jenny Alice Gannon
Abstract
Introduction: The growing body of research into health related quality of life (HRQOL) in an oe

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Functional exercise after total hip replacemen; The FEATHER project
Author: Brenda M Monaghan
Abstract
Background: At present, there is an insufficient evidence base to evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy following total hip replacement(THR)

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Improving Access to Patient Education

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Improving Access to Patient Education
Author: Fiona Maye
Abstract
Introduction and Problem Description: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is a difficult, life-changing event with great emotional impact on those who sustain the SCI and their families. Patient

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Early Supported Discharge after stroke: a feasible and effective service model for a rural population

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Early Supported Discharge after stroke: a feasible and effective service model for a rural population
Authors: Ciara Breen , Thomas Walsh, Eithne Waldron, Maria Costello, Mairead Chawke, Stephanie Robinson, Clare McMahon, Kate Donlon
Abstract
Backgro

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Development of Hip/Knee Pathway between Primary and Secondary Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Development of Hip/Knee Pathway between Primary and Secondary Care
Authors: Aisling Brennan , Caitriona Ni She, Sarah O Driscoll, Elaine Barker, Conor McNally, Joe Malone
Abstract
Introduction: Hip and Knee referrals are the most common General Prac

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Streamlining the patient journey in musculoskeletal medicine
Authors: Roisin Skeffington, Jarlath Mc Gurk, Claire Mc Nally, Suzanne Johnston
Abstract
Introduction: Orthopaedic ICATS was established in the NHS in Northern Ireland in 2006.  The foundin

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Safer Patient Mealtimes: An interdisciplinary Educational Initiative for HSCP students in a neurorehabilitation setting
Authors: Marie Cox , Fiona Haughey, Niamh Leonard
Abstract
Aims & Objectives: To outline the development and implementation of an

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