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14 - 15 February 2020

Hall 3 @ Singapore EXPO

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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
09:00

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression after Stroke

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

Updates in the Managment of Radiotherapy Side Effects in Head and Neck Cancer  - Xerostomia, Trismus, Dysphagia

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

Steady Feet Program for the Rehabilitation of Falls

09:30

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

An Integrated Framework for Community-Based Prevention and Management of Falls

Dr Chek Hooi Wong, Deputy Executive Director, Programme Lead, Geriatric Education & Research Institute, Singapore

10:00

Spasticity after Stroke

Adj Assoc Prof Keng He Kong, Senior Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Managing Distress for Oncology Patients from a Social Work Perspective

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

Geriatric Rehab Abstract Presentation

10:30

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
11:15

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

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

11:35

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

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

11:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and The Environment & Water Resources, Singapore

12:10

Plenary Lecture - Ten Little Things

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

13:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  STROKE REHAB CANCER REHAB GERIATRIC REHAB- DEMENTIA CARE
14:30

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

Fatigue and Neuropathy : An Occupational Therapy Perspective

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

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

15:00

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

15:30

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

16:00

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
16:30

"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

ICU Rehab, Early Mobilisation and Trauma Rehab

Mr Balachandran Jayachandran, Principal 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

17:00

Community-Based Centre Rehabilitation

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

 

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

17:30

Community Activities for Stroke Survivors

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

 

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
09:00

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression after Stroke

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

09:30

Diagnosing and Managing Cognitive Deficits Post-Stroke

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

10:00

Spasticity after Stroke

10:30

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
11:15

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

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

11:35

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

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

11:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and The Environment & Water Resources, Singapore

12:10

Plenary lecture – Ten Little Things

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

13:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  STROKE REHAB
14:30

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

15:00

Predicting Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke

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

15:30

Advances in Dysphagia Management – A Multidisciplinary Approach

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

16:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  COMMUNITY BASED REHAB / DAY REHAB
16:30

"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

17:00

Community Based Centre Rehabilitation

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

17:30

Community Activities for Stroke Survivors

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

18:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

20:00

End of Day 1 Conference

08:00 Registration
  TRACK 2:
CANCER REHAB & EARLY MOBILISATION
  CANCER REHAB
09:00

Updates in the Management of Radiotherapy Side Effects in Head and Neck Cancer - Xerostomia, Trismus, Dysphagia

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

09:30

Topic Review: Rehabilitation in the Brain Tumor Patient

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

10:00

Managing Distress for Oncology Patients from a Social Work Perspective

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

10:30

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
11:15

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

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

11:35

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

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

11:50

 Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and The Environment & Water Resources, Singapore

12:10

Plenary lecture – Ten Little Things

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

13:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  CANCER REHAB
14:30

Fatigue and Neuropathy : An Occupational Therapy Perspective

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

15:00

Management of Mood Disorders in Cancer Patients

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

15:30

Pain Management across the Cancer Rehabilitation Continuum

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

16:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  ICU REHAB/EARLY MOBILISATION + TRAUMA REHAB
16:30

ICU Rehab, Early Mobilisation and Trauma Rehab

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

18:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

20:00

End of Day 1 Conference

08:00 Registration
 

TRACK 3:

GERIATRIC & COMMUNITY

  GERIATRIC REHAB
09:00 Steady Feet Program for the Rehabilitation of Falls
09:30

An Integrated Framework for Community-Based Prevention and Management of Falls

Dr Chek Hooi Wong, Deputy Executive Director, Programme Lead, Geriatric Education & Research Institute, Singapore

10:00 Geriatric Rehab Abstract Presentation
10:30

Morning Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

OPENING CEREMONY
11:15

Organisers’ Remarks

Aloysius Arlando, CEO, SingEx Exhibitions

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

11:35

Performance by Aphasia SG Choir

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

11:50

Guest of Honour Opening Remarks

Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Health and The Environment & Water Resources, Singapore

12:10

Plenary lecture – Ten Little Things

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

13:00

Networking Luncheon, Poster Viewing and Exhibition Visit

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  GERIATRIC REHAB- DEMENTIA CARE
14:30

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

15:00
15:30
16:00

Afternoon Refreshment & Networking Session

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

  MSK AND PAIN
16:30

Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry

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

17:00

Management of Chronic Pain – View from a Psychologist

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

17:30

Chronic Lower Back Pain

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

18:00

Networking Reception

Sponsorship opportunity available - Contact us to find out more

19:00

End of Day 1 Conference

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