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6th Singapore Rehabilitation Conference 2020

CAREhab 2020 is pleased to announce the approval of CME & CPE points! 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 

Conference Programme

08:45-
09:00

Organisers Remarks
Mr James Boey, Executive Director, SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd, Singapore
Adj Asst Prof Geoffrey S Samuel, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

09:00-
09:45 

[KEYNOTE] - Ten Little Things
Prof James McDeavitt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

09:45-
10:00

[Engagement Activities] - WIN@TRIVIA Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

 

TRACK 1:

TELE & COMMUNITY REHAB

TRACK 2:

NEUROREHABILITATION

TRACK 3:

MSK & PAIN

10:00-
10:30

Machine learning enabled clinical decision tool for stroke patients’ rehabilitation in hospital and community settings

Prof Michael Nilsson, University of New Castle, Australia

Diagnosing and Managing Cognitive Deficits Post-Stroke

Dr Kinjal Doshi, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry 

Prof Wen Shiang Chen, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

10:30-
11:00

Community Based Centre Rehabilitation

Mr Vinoth Jothiramalingam, Tzu Chi Foundation, Singapore

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression After Stroke
Dr Lai Gwen Chan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Management of Chronic Pain – View from a Psychologist 

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

11:00-
11:30

[SANDBOX] - How to communicate better with your loved one after a stroke or brain injury – a caregiver special
Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

11:45-
12:15

Falls Prevention Programme for Pre-frail & Frail Seniors in the Community

Ms Chua Yu Ru, General Hospital, Singapore

Clinical Application of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Stroke Rehabilitation

Prof Wataru Kakuda, International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine, Japan

Chronic low back pain

Dr Philip Cheong, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

12:15-
12:45

[SANDBOX] - Starting from the necessary to doing the impossible - A life not limited by disabilities  

The Singapore Blade Runner, Md Shariff Abdullah

13:00-
13:30

[KEYNOTE] - San Luigi Rehabilitation Experience in COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Federica Gamna, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy

Co-speakers - Dr Eleonora Correnti, Dr Laura D’Agostini, Ms Anna Germena

13:45-
14:15

“I want to stay home”: Empowering the elderly to remain in the community safely

Ms Irene Tan, General Hospital, Singapore

Introduction to Stroke Stratification in Rehab (PT & OT Perspective)

Speaker 1: Mr Jin Kun Goh, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Speaker 2: Ms Charissa Tan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Hip Surveillance Programme and Medical Management of the Hip

Dr Zhimin Ng, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

14:15-
14:45

[SANDBOX] - Bringing out your Best Athletic Potential - The Chiropractic Way

Dr Ashley Liew, Family Health Chiropractic Clinic, Singapore

14:55-
15:45

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

Dr Chek Hooi Wong, Geriatric Education & Research Institute, Singapore

Demystifying Concussion

Dr Kinjal Doshi, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Physiotherapy Role and Postural Management in Hip Surveillance

Ms Vellaichamy Maheswari, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

15:45-
16:15

STEPS: Steady feet Programme – Silver

Ms Jiamin Lim, Changi General Hospital, Singapore

Falls in Parkinson’s Disease

Dr Dawn Tan, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Surgical Management in Hip Surveillance

A/Prof Arjandas Mahadev, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

16:15-
16:30

[Engagement Activities] - WIN@TRIVIA Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

16:30-
17:00

Renal Rehabilitation in Community

Dr Manohar Giliyar Bairy, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Home Ventilation for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Dr Yeow Chan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

17:00-
17:20

[SANDBOX] - From 100 days ICU to recovery: My experience with High Spinal Cord Injury

Mr Melvin Ong, Survivor of High Spinal Cord Injury, Singapore

17:30-
18:00

[KEYNOTE] - Rehabilitation of Critically Ill COVID-19 patients- Experience from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Dominic Chen, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

20:00-
21:30

[LIVE] - Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) – Online Workshop

Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

08:45-
09:00

Organisers Remarks
Mr James Boey, Executive Director, SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd, Singapore
Adj Asst Prof Geoffrey S Samuel, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

09:00-
09:45

[KEYNOTE] - Ten Little Things
Prof James McDeavitt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

09:45-
10:00

[Engagement Activities] - WIN@TRIVIA Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

  TRACK 1:
TELE & COMMUNITY REHAB
10:00-
10:30

Machine learning enabled clinical decision tool for stroke patients’ rehabilitation in hospital and community settings

Prof Michael Nilsson, University of New Castle, Australia

10:30-
11:00

Community Based Centre Rehabilitation

Mr Vinoth Jothiramalingam, Tzu Chi Foundation, Singapore

11:00-
11:30

[SANDBOX] - How to communicate better with your loved one after a stroke or brain injury – a caregiver special
Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

11:45-
12:15

Falls Prevention Programme for Pre-frail & Frail Seniors in the Community

Ms Chua Yu Ru, General Hospital, Singapore

12:15-
12:45

[SANDBOX] - Starting from the necessary to doing the impossible - A life not limited by disabilities  

The Singapore Blade Runner, Md Shariff Abdullah

13:00-
13:30

[KEYNOTE] - San Luigi Rehabilitation Experience in COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Federica Gamna, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy
Co-speakers - Dr Eleonora Correnti, Dr Laura D’Agostini, Ms Anna Germena

13:45-
14:15

“I want to stay home”: Empowering the elderly to remain in the community safely

Ms Irene Tan, General Hospital, Singapore

14:15-
14:45

[SANDBOX] - Bringing out your Best Athletic Potential - The Chiropractic Way

Dr Ashley Liew, Family Health Chiropractic Clinic, Singapore

14:55-
15:45

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

Dr Chek Hooi Wong, Geriatric Education & Research Institute, Singapore

15:45-
16:15

STEPS: Steady feet Programme – Silver

Ms Jiamin Lim, Changi General Hospital, Singapore

16:15-
16:30

Engagement Activities - WIN@TRIVIA Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

16:30-
17:00

Renal Rehabilitation in Community

Dr Manohar Giliyar Bairy, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

17:00-
17:20

[SANDBOX] - From 100 days ICU to recovery: My experience with High Spinal Cord Injury

Mr Melvin Ong, Survivor of High Spinal Cord Injury, Singapore

17:30-
18:00

[KEYNOTE] - Rehabilitation of Critically Ill COVID-19 patients- Experience from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Dominic Chen, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

20:00-
21:30

[LIVE] - Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) – Online Workshop

Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

21:30

End of Day 1 Conference

08:45-
09:00

Organisers Remarks
Mr James Boey, Executive Director, SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd, Singapore
Adj Asst Prof Geoffrey S Samuel, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

09:00-
09:45

[KEYNOTE] - Ten Little Things
Prof James McDeavitt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

09:45-
10:00

[Engagement Activities] - Win @Trivia Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

  TRACK 2:
NEUROREHABILITATION
10:00-
10:30

Diagnosing and Managing Cognitive Deficits Post-Stroke

Dr Kinjal Doshi, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

10:30-
11:00

Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Depression After Stroke
Dr Lai Gwen Chan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

11:00-
11:30

[SANDBOX] - How to communicate better with your loved one after a stroke or brain injury – a caregiver special
Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

11:45-
12:15

Clinical Application of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Stroke Rehabilitation

Prof Wataru Kakuda, International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine, Japan

12:15-
12:45

[SANDBOX] - Starting from the necessary to doing the impossible - A life not limited by disabilities  

The Singapore Blade Runner, Md Shariff Abdullah

13:00-
13:30

[KEYNOTE] - San Luigi Rehabilitation Experience in COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Federica Gamna, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy
Co-speakers - Dr Eleonora Correnti, Dr Laura D’Agostini, Ms Anna Germena

13:45-
14:15

Introduction to Stroke Stratification in Rehab (PT & OT Perspective)

Speaker 1: Mr Jin Kun Goh, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

 

Speaker 2: Ms Charissa Tan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

14:15-
14:45

[SANDBOX] - Bringing out your Best Athletic Potential - The Chiropractic Way

Dr Ashley Liew, Family Health Chiropractic Clinic, Singapore

14:55-
15:45

Demystifying Concussion

Dr Kinjal Doshi, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

15:45-
16:15

Falls in Parkinson’s Disease

Dr Dawn Tan, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

16:15-
16:30

[Engagement Activities] - Win @Trivia Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

16:30-
17:00

Home Ventilation for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Dr Yeow Chan, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

17:00-
17:20

[SANDBOX] - From 100 days ICU to recovery: My experience with High Spinal Cord Injury

Mr Melvin Ong, Survivor of High Spinal Cord Injury, Singapore

17:30-
18:00

[KEYNOTE] - Rehabilitation of Critically Ill COVID-19 patients- Experience from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Dominic Chen, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

20:00-
21:30

[LIVE] - Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) – Online Workshop

Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

21:30

End of Day 1 Conference

08:45-
09:00

Organisers Remarks
Mr James Boey, Executive Director, SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd, Singapore
Adj Asst Prof Geoffrey S Samuel, Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

09:00-
09:45

[KEYNOTE] - Ten Little Things
Prof James McDeavitt, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

09:45-
10:00

[Engagement Activities] - Win @Trivia Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

 

TRACK 3:

MSK & PAIN

10:00-
10:30

Use of Ultrasound in Physiatry 

Prof Wen Shiang Chen, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

10:30-
11:00

Management of Chronic Pain – View from a Psychologist 

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

11:00-
11:30

[SANDBOX] - How to communicate better with your loved one after a stroke or brain injury – a caregiver special
Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

11:45-
12:15

Chronic low back pain

Dr Philip Cheong, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

12:15-
12:45

[SANDBOX] - Starting from the necessary to doing the impossible - A life not limited by disabilities  

The Singapore Blade Runner, Md Shariff Abdullah

13:00-
13:30

[KEYNOTE] - San Luigi Rehabilitation Experience in COVID-19 Crisis

Dr Federica Gamna, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, Italy
Co-speakers - Dr Eleonora Correnti, Dr Laura D’Agostini, Ms Anna Germena

13:45-
14:15

Hip Surveillance Programme and Medical Management of the Hip

Dr Zhimin Ng, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

14:15-
14:45

[SANDBOX] - Bringing out your Best Athletic Potential - The Chiropractic Way

Dr Ashley Liew, Family Health Chiropractic Clinic, Singapore

14:55-
15:45

Physiotherapy Role and Postural Management in Hip Surveillance

Ms Vellaichamy Maheswari, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

15:45-
16:15

Surgical Management in Hip Surveillance

A/Prof Arjandas Mahadev, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

16:15-
16:30

[Engagement Activities] - Win @Trivia Contest
Be the first five to give the correct answer and win.

17:00-
17:20

[SANDBOX] - From 100 days ICU to recovery: My experience with High Spinal Cord Injury

Mr Melvin Ong, Survivor of High Spinal Cord Injury, Singapore

17:30-
18:00

[KEYNOTE] - Rehabilitation of Critically Ill COVID-19 patients- Experience from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Dominic Chen, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore

20:00-
21:30

[LIVE] - Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA™) – Online Workshop

Ms Evelyn Khoo, Aphasia SG, Singapore

21:30

End of Day 1 Conference

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