Seminar Programme 2017

TRANSFORMING HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN SCOTLAND

This comprehensive two-day conference programme, led by thought-leaders and practitioners, will offer Scottish healthcare professionals with the chance to network with fellow professionals, update on the issues and challenges they face in their day-to-day lives and gain valuable CPD.

Seminar registration is not required. To attend any of our seminars, simply register for free to attend ILS17 here.

Please note, sessions may be subject to change so please do return to this page regularly for updates. 

 
Wednesday 4th October Thursday 5th October

10:15 Responding to Music is One Thing Dementia Cannot Destroy

Speaker:

  • Andy Lowndes, Deputy Director and Music Detective, Playlist for Life.
     

 

10:15 The value of adaptive environments for people with Dementia

Speakers:

  • Wendy Perry, Learning and Development Officer, Dementia Services Development Centre, Stirling University

 

10:50 Information Prescriptions: a personalised tool to support people with diabetes to make the most of their healthcare

Speaker:

  • Linda McGlynn, Regional Engagement Officer, Diabetes Scotland

 

10:50 HCPC UPDATE: New and Revised Guidance

Speaker:

  • Jonathan Jones, Stakeholder Communications Manager, Health and Care Professions Council

 

11:30 KEYNOTE:There is no place like home...'living well in communities'

Speaker:

  • Lianne McInally, Improvement Advisor, ihub, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

 

11:30 Enabling good converations - applying the principles of Buurtzorg in Scotland

Speaker:

  • Ben Lukins , iHub, Health Improvement Scotland

 

12:10 Showcase OT Scotland: Pocket Ideas: the story of how one small idea became a national resource

Speaker:

  • Andrea Boyd, Occupational Therapist and Project Lead

 

12:10 KEYNOTE: Showcase OT Scotland - Stepping up to the mark! AHPs as co-creators and leaders...

Speaker:

  • Dr Jenny Preston MBE, Clinical Lead Neurological Rehabilitation, Douglas Grant Rehabilitation Centre

 

12:45 Showcase OT Scotland: Living not existing: Putting prevention at the heart of care for older people in Scotland

Speaker:

  • Karin Orman, Professional Practice Manager, Royal College of Occupational Therapists

 

12:45 Showcase OT Scotland: Living not existing: Putting prevention at the heart of care for older people in Scotland

Speaker:

  • Karin Orman, Professional Practice Manager, Royal College of Occupational Therapists

 

 

1:20: HCPC UPDATE: New and Revised guidance

Speaker:

  • Jonathan Jones, Stakeholder Communications Manager, Health and Care Professions Council

 

1:20: Living well with long-term conditions: AHPs...Your key role in self-management programmes!

Speaker:

  • Alan McGinley, Policy & Engagement Manager, Arthritis Care Scotland
  • Melanie McLean, Events & Communications Manager, Arthritis Care Scotland

1:55: Better, Faster, Lower Cost:  Transforming equipment & adaptations services

Speaker:

  • Amanda Britain, Chair, CIH Scotland and Vice-Chair, Iriss

 

1:55 Responding to Music is One Thing Dementia Cannot Destroy

Speaker:

  • Andy Lowndes, Deputy Director and Music Detective, Playlist for Life

 

2:30 Living well with long-term conditions; AHPs' key roles in supporting people to stay in work

Speakers:

  • Maureen McAllister and Stacey Highfield, Arthritis Care Scotland

 

2:30 Showcase OT Scotland:  Home Based Memory Rehabilitation in Dementia: An occupational Therapy Improvement Journey

Speaker:

  • Alison McKean, AHO Dementia Lead, Dumfries and Galloway

 

3:05 PRACTICE UPDATE: Seating, Posture and Pressure Care: getting the balance right!

Speaker:

  • Rebecca Dunstall, Clinical Adviser, Careflex