Date: Thursday 9 September, 2021
Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Location: Meeting Room 2.1, Burwood Hospital

Presentation begins at 12:noon sharp
Tea, coffee and cake are available from 11.45am

We hope you can make it and ask you to RSVP to info@burwood.org.nz if you are intending to come.

Peer Group 9th November 2022: Early Vocational Rehabilitation following Neurological Disability Study

Jen, Rachelle and Julianne from Univeristy of Otago and Burwood Academy are set to share overall learnings from the EVocS project at our next Peer Group meeting on the 9th November. This will be of relevance to health care providers working with people with spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury, and to vocational providers in general.

Peer Group 8th September 2022: Annette Rotheram

What makes a conversation successful when one person has aphasia?​ Development of a patient reported outcome measure. Results from a scoping review and nominal groups with couples with aphasia

Peer Group 21st July 2022: Dr Debbie Snell

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is common among people with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (TSCI), but rates vary across studies associated with different approaches to TBI diagnosis. In this presentation, Debbie will present the findings from a population-based perspective cohort study reviewing rates of co-occuring TBI among people with TSCI.

Peer Group 21st June 2022: George Stilwell

Quantitative strength analysis of people with C5-C7 tetraplegia. George presents the findings from his PhD studies that were completed with the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Canterbury.

Peer Group 7th April 2022: Emily Timothy and Julianne Johns

A spotlight on Spinal Cord Injuries: Emily Timothy and Julianne Johns will be giving us a sneak peek at their presentations for the NZRA (New Zealand Rehabilitation Association) conference. The three presentations centre around people with the lived experience of spinal cord injuries (SCI)