Creating Connections Stroke Conference 2021

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Creating Connections Stroke Conference Agenda 2021

Morning Program

10am – Open and welcome. Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales and Mr Dennis Wilson.

10.10am – ‘COVID-19 Vaccinations and Stroke’. Professor John Worthington, Director of Stroke Services, Sydney Local Health District.

11.15am – ‘Understanding the mental health outcomes of Stroke survivors with Aphasia’. Isabella Kristo, Social Worker, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

12.30pm – Lunch break

Afternoon Program1.10pm – Vision Issues after Stroke’. Jeffrey Landers, Low Vision Consultant, Quantum Reading Learning Vision.

1.50pm – Current Aphasia Therapies’ . Virginia Agosti, Neurological Rehabilitation Care Coordinator, Metro Rehab and Vanessa Arratia, Senior Speech Pathologist, Royal Rehab.

2.40pm – ‘Navigating disability support organisations’. Jane Mecelli, Relationships Manager, YourSide.

3.30pm – Thank you and closure of conference

The conference will also include short presentations throughout the day from:

  • Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association
  • Royal Rehab
  • Metro Rehab Hospital
  • Concentric Rehab, and
  • Agency for Clinical Innovation