We are delighted to be launching a series of bitesize, 15-minute webcasts brought to you by our specialist lawyers and featuring some special guest speakers. The series is designed to deliver concise and interesting updates, conversations and presentations on a range of topics.
We kick-off the series with four episodes relating to life beyond serious injury. Brought to you by our specialist team of catastrophic injury lawyers and special expert guests, we will be discussing topics such as rehabilitation, therapeutic interventions, expert evidence in litigation amongst other things.
The Virtues of Virtual Physiotherapy for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
When: 1pm on 26 August 2020
Speaker: Matt Booth, physiotherapist specialising in traumatic injuries – Flex Health
Areas of discussion
- How brain injured clients have coped during lock down and how they have managed their individual physiotherapy needs;
- The virtues of virtual therapy for brain injured clients and whether there is a long term place for virtual physiotherapy; and
- Whether multi-disciplinary teams can work together on an almost exclusively virtual basis.
Gerard McDermott QC will be advising on his top tips for medical and non-medical experts in report preparation during the course of litigation.
When: 1pm on 2 September
Gerard is going to deliver a presentation including top tips for reporting experts on report preparation.
Overcoming challenges within a rehabilitation setting during lock-down and beyond
When: 1pm on 9 September
Speakers: Toria Chan and Jules Leahy, STEPS
Emma Lyons will be co-hosting with Chris Smith alongside the founders of STEPS, Toria Chan and Jules Leahy will be talking to us about the challenges STEPS have faced during lock down, how it has impacted their services and residents and how they have managed throughout.
In conversation with Dr Donald Brechin
When: 1pm on 30 September
Speaker: Dr Donald Brechin, Consultant Neuropsychologist
Dr Brechin will be addressing how individuals impacted by traumatic brain injury have coped from a psychological perspective throughout the different stages of lock down and what the challenges will be as we now emerge from it and establish a “new normal”.