The sessions we attended today at the 24th international symposium included autonomy and quality of life, cognitive and psychological change. Hogden, from Australia described a decision making model which was originally used in cancer care. She highlighted that there were lots of important decisions that patients need to make but these are made more difficult…… Continue reading Day one of ALS Symposium
Wow what a day! The MND clinic girls from Notts have been inspired with what we have heard today. Amber Ward OT from USA and Mel Holmes OT from Australia, talked about the wonders of velcro for example how to secure your communication aid to your lap to prevent it slipping . They also described…… Continue reading Our highlights of the Allied Professionals Forum
The MND clinic girls from Nottingham have arrived in Milan and are looking forward to a day of learning and networking. We are particularly looking forward to the presentations on multidisciplinary working, AAC apps and decision making for enteral nutrition in ALS/MND.
We would just like to introduce ourselves. We are Carol Gent (Specialist Nurse and MND Co-ordinator), Katherine Matthews (Dietitian) and Nina Squires (Speech and Language Therapist) and we work in the multidisciplinary MND clinic at Nottingham University Hospital. We are really looking forward to attending the Allied Professionals Forum and the International Symposium and we…… Continue reading Nottingham MND clinic team visit Milan