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14 - 15 February 2020

Hall 3 @ Singapore EXPO

Advanced Special Rate Registration
Valid Till 15th Dec 2019

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The 6th Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2020

The Singapore Rehabilitation Conference is the largest regular General Rehabilitation Conference in the Southeast Asian Region. It brings together an interdisciplinary team including rehabilitation and general physicians, nursing, allied health specialists including physical, occupational and speech/language therapists, medical social workers, psychologists, music therapists, academics, scientists and health-systems administrators. The conference provides a platform for these professionals to showcase good practices and collaborate across the different institutes and regions.

The theme for the 6th Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2020 is “Rehabilitation: The Continuum of Care Through Our Patients’ Journey”. Stages of the patient journey will be explored as they recover from a period of illness and the many advances in rehabilitation treatments.

Invitation Remarks Early Bird Registration

Conference Programme

08:00 Registration
 

TRACK 1:

NEURO REHABILITATION

TRACK 2:

CANCER REHAB & EARLY MOBILISATION

TRACK 3:

GERIATRIC & COMMUNITY

  STROKE REHAB CANCER REHAB GERIATRIC REHAB
08:30

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression after Stroke

Dr Lai Gwen Chan, Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Details to be announced

Ms Weishan Teo, Senior Speech Therapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Happy Feet Program for the Rehabilitation of Falls

09:00

Diagnosing and Managing Cognitive Deficits Post-Stroke

Dr Narasimhalu Kaavya, Associate Consultant, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

Topic Review: Rehabilitation in the Brain Tumor Patient

Prof Fary Khan, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

Summary of Rehabilitation Interventions in Frail Seniors

09:30

Spasticity after Stroke

Details to be announced

Ms Corinne Lee, Senior Medical Social Worker, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Geriatric Rehab Abstract Presentation

10:00

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
10:30

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

A/Prof Peter Lim, President, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore), Group Chief Risk Officer, SingHealth, Singapore

10:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Senior Representative, Ministry of Health, Singapore

11:10

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

Join this session to support the Aphasia SG Choir, formed by stroke survivors and aphasia patients.

11:20

Plenary Lecture - Managing Change in Healthcare

Prof James McDeavitt, SVP & Dean of Clinical Affairs, Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chief Clinical Integration Officer, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

12:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  STROKE REHAB CANCER REHAB GERIATRIC REHAB- DEMENTIA CARE
13:30

Clinical Decision Tools based on Deep Machine Learning to Support Stratification of Patients to Individually Tailored Rehabilitation in Hospital and Community Settings

Prof Michael Nilsson, Global Innovation Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine & Director, Centre for Rehab Innovations (CRI), University of Newcastle, Australia

Details to be announced

Ms Nurul Ain Rahmat, Senior Occupational Therapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dementia Care in the Community

Dr Noorhazlina Binte Ali, Consultant, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Ms Philomena Anthony, Senior Nurse Clinician, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Ms Sabrina Ow, Principal Occupational Therapist, Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:00

Predicting Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke

Prof Cathy Stinear, Professor, Clinical Neuroscience, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Management of Mood Disorders in Cancer Patients

Dr Jaswyn Chin, Senior Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:30

Advances in Dysphagia Management – A Multidisciplinary Approach

A/Prof Sebastian Doeltgen, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Australia

Pain Management across the Cancer Rehabilitation Continum

Dr Mothi Babu Ramalingam, Associate Consultant, Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

15:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

 

  COMMUNITY BASED REHAB/ DAY REHAB ICU REHAB/EARLY MOBILISATION + TRAUMA REHAB MSK AND PAIN
15:30

"I Want to Stay Home": Empowering the Elderly to Remain in the Community Safely

Ms Shi Ying Ng, Principal Occupational Therapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


Ms Irene Tan, Nurse Clinician, Community Nurse Singapore General Hospital

Details to be announced

Mr Balachandran Jayachandran, Principle Physiotherapist, Woodlands Health Campus, Singapore

Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry

Prof Wen Shiang Chen, Professor, Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

16:00

Community-Based Centre Rehabilitation

Mr Vinoth Jothiramalingam, Principal Physiotherapist, Head of Therapy, Tzu Chi Foundation, Singapore

Details to be announced

Dr Tham Shuen Loong, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Management of Chronic Pain – View from a Psychologist

Dr Su-Yin Yang, Principal Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

16:30

Community Activities for Stroke Survivors

Ms Poh Choo Tan, Programme Manager and Stroke Survivor, Singapore National Stroke Association, Singapore

Details to be announced

Mr Thomas Rollison, Senior Intensive Care Unit Physiotherapist, Austin Health, Australia

Chronic Lower Back Pain

Dr Philip Cheong, Principal Physiotherapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

17:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

19:00

End of Day 1 Conference

08:00 Registration
  TRACK 1:
NEURO REHABILITATION
  STROKE REHAB
08:30

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression after Stroke

Dr Lai Gwen Chan, Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

09:00

Diagnosing and Managing Cognitive Deficits Post-Stroke

Dr Narasimhalu Kaavya, Associate Consultant, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore

09:30

Spasticity after Stroke

10:00

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
10:30

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

A/Prof Peter Lim, President, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore), Group Chief Risk Officer, SingHealth, Singapore

10:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Senior Representative, Ministry of Health, Singapore

11:10

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

Join this session to support the Aphasia SG Choir, formed by stroke survivors and aphasia patients.

11:20

Plenary lecture – Managing Change in Healthcare

Prof James McDeavitt, SVP & Dean of Clinical Affairs, Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chief Clinical Integration Officer, Baylor College of Medicine

12:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  STROKE REHAB
13:30

Clinical Decision Tools based on Deep Machine Learning to Support Stratification of Patients to Individually Tailored Rehabilitation in Hospital and Community Settings

Prof Michael Nilsson, Global Innovation Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine & Director, Centre for Rehab Innovations (CRI), University of Newcastle, Australia

14:00

Predicting Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke

Prof Cathy Stinear, Professor, Clinical Neuroscience, University of Auckland, New Zealand

14:30

Advances in Dysphagia Management – A Multidisciplinary Approach

A/Prof Sebastian Doeltgen, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Australia

15:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  COMMUNITY BASED REHAB / DAY REHAB
15:30

"I Want to Stay Home": Empowering the Elderly to Remain in the Community Safely

Ms Shi Ying Ng, Principal Occupational Therapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore


Ms Irene Tan, Nurse Clinician, Community Nurse, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

16:00

Community Based Centre Rehabilitation

Mr Vinoth Jothiramalingam, Principal Physiotherapist, Head of Therapy, Tzu Chi Foundation, Singapore

16:30

Community Activities for Stroke Survivors

Ms Poh Choo Tan, Programme Manager and Stroke Survivor, Singapore National Stroke Association, Singapore

17:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

19:00

End of Day 1 Conference

08:00 Registration
  TRACK 2:
CANCER REHAB & EARLY MOBILISATION
  CANCER REHAB
08:30

Details to be announced

Ms Weishan Teo, Senior Speech Therapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

09:00

Topic Review: Rehabilitation in the Brain Tumor Patient

Prof Fary Khan, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

09:30

Details to be announced

Ms Corrine Lee, Senior Medical Social Worker, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

10:00

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
10:30

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

A/Prof Peter Lim, President, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore), Group Chief Risk Officer, SingHealth, Singapore

10:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Senior Representative, Ministry of Health, Singapore

11:10

 Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

Join this session to support the Aphasia SG Choir, formed by stroke survivors and aphasia patients.

11:20

Plenary lecture – Managing Change in Healthcare

Prof James McDeavitt, SVP & Dean of Clinical Affairs, Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chief Clinical Integration Officer, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

12:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  CANCER REHAB
13:30

Details to be announced

Ms Nurul Ain Rahmat, Senior Occupational Therapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:00

Management of Mood Disorders in Cancer Patients

Dr Jaswyn Chin, Senior Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:30

Pain Management across the Cancer Rehabilitation Continuum

Dr Mothi Babu Ramalingam, Associate Consultant, Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

15:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  ICU REHAB/EARLY MOBILISATION + TRAUMA REHAB
15:30

Details to be announced

Mr Balachandran Jayachandran, Principal Physiotherapist, Woodlands Health Campus, Singapore

16:00

Details to be announced

Dr Tham Shuen Loong, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

16:30

Details to be announced

Mr Thomas Rollison, Senior Intensive Care Unit Physiotherapist, Austin Health, Australia

17:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

19:00

End of Day 1 Conference

08:00 Registration
 

TRACK 3:

GERIATRIC & COMMUNITY

  GERIATRIC REHAB
08:30 Happy Feet Program for the Rehabilitation of Falls
09:00 Summary of Rehabilitation Interventions in Frail Seniors
09:30 Geriatric Rehab Abstract Presentation
10:00

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
10:30

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

A/Prof Peter Lim, President, Society of Rehabilitation Medicine (Singapore), Group Chief Risk Officer, SingHealth, Singapore

10:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Senior Representative, Ministry of Health, Singapore

11:10

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

Join this session to support the Aphasia SG Choir, formed by stroke survivors and aphasia patients.

11:20

Plenary lecture – Managing Change in Healthcare

Prof James McDeavitt, SVP & Dean of Clinical Affairs, Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chief Clinical Integration Officer, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

12:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  GERIATRIC REHAB- DEMENTIA CARE
13:30

Dementia Care in the Community

Dr Noorhazlina Binte Ali, Consultant, Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Ms Philomena Anthony, Senior Nurse Clinician, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Ms Sabrina Ow, Principal Occupational Therapist, Geriatric Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:00
14:30
15:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  MSK AND PAIN
15:30

Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry

Prof Wen Shiang Chen, Professor, Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

16:00

Management of Chronic Pain – View from a Psychologist

Dr Su-Yin Yang, Principal Psychologist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

16:30

Chronic Lower Back Pain

Dr Philip Cheong, Principal Physiotherapist, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

17:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

19:00

End of Day 1 Conference

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