Fri 21 Aug 2020, 09:00 am
Fri 21 Aug 2020, 04:30 pm
Conference Room, Education Centre, Keneperu Hospital
Hospital Drive PoriruaWellington
$220 incl of gst
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This one day study day focuses on the impact that brain injury has on successful engagement in vocational activities and aims to increase awareness of the prevalence of brain injury in the work place.
Content will explore common impairments and functional challenges that impact on occupational performance in vocational settings and will discuss strategies for assessment, education and management to promote successful outcomes for both client and employer.
Who should attend?
Any rehabilitation professional or case manager working within specialist vocational rehabilitation services or is involved in general rehabilitation provision where obtaining employment or returning to employment is a goal for their neurological client.
Date: Friday 21st August 2020 Time: 9. am -4.30pm
Venue: Conference Room, Education Centre, Kenepuru Hospital, Hospital Drive
Cost: $220 incl of gst am and pm teas and resource manual
Registration Form: download to complete
Brain Injury mechanisms and classifications – concussion, PCS and moderate to severe brain injuries and vascular profiles
Recognising brain injury in vocational settings
Consequences of brain injuries – specific impairments and commonly observed TBI and CVA profiles
Understanding the impact of cognitive impairments and strategies to accommodate them.
Return to work considerations:
Predictors and inhibitors of successful return to work – Why can it fail?
Promoting collaboration- client, employer, case manager and whanau
Client and employer requirements
Grading return to work
Injury management strategies
Predicting and managing risk