OPSYRIS Durham: Friday, 23rd Sept 2022

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*Please register by 9th September for in-person attendance and by 22nd September for virtual only

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This year’s hybrid meeting in Durham on September 23rd is available for both in-person and virtual attendance. The programme will include both oral and poster presentations, as well as invited talks and round table discussions. We will also be awarding an outstanding early career researcher or clinician with the OPSYRIS Rising Star prize, so please encourage people to apply.

Our keynote speakers will provide valuable information that can be applied within your day-to-day clinical practice.

Confirmed speakers:

Dr Eugene Tang – NIHR Clinical Lecturer in General Practice, Newcastle University
“Cognition Post-Stroke: A Primary Care Perspective”

Dr Eirini Kontou – HEE NIHR ICA Clinical Lecturer, University of Nottingham
“Psychological care: how to deliver in practice and why it matters for stroke recovery”

Prof Roshan das Nair – Professor of Clinical Psychology & Neuropsychology, University of Nottingham
“Neuropsychological rehabilitation: Learning across the boundaries of stroke, multiple sclerosis, and traumatic brain injury research”

Daniel Taylor – Stroke Association, UK
Information session and Q&A on the Stroke Association’s funding scheme

PREVIEW PROGRAMME

COVID-19 UPDATE:

We encourage everyone to take a COVID test prior to attending in-person. If required, we can provide a COVID test on the day, though please let us know ahead of time. If you feel unwell and are unable to attend (but have registered), please let us know and we will provide an online link for the day and a recording afterwards. Additionally, please feel free to wear a mask if you wish.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS 

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ABBEY FLETCHER
Efficacy of a Computer-Based Visual Training Program as a Compensatory Tool for Visual Rehabilitation after Stroke: A Pilot Study

ABIGAIL LEE
Remote delivery of group-based psychological interventions for people after stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA): a scoping review

ANDREA KUSEC
Long-term interaction between cognition and emotion following stroke

CATHERINE MORAN
Enhancing the Quality of Stroke Care in Ireland – Development of an acute stroke care dataset for the Irish National Stroke Audit

DAN LIN
Co-designing a home-based mental practice protocol for chronic stroke neurorehabilitation

DIANNE TRUSSON
Evaluating the use of Normalisation Process Theory to explore participants’ experiences of a complex intervention in the RETurn to work After stroKE (RETAKE) trial

DONNCHADH MURPHY Click here to chat
Evaluating the GAD-2 to screen for post-stroke anxiety on an acute stroke unit

ELISE MILOSEVICH
Prevalence and predictors of domain-specific cognitive impairment after stroke: the value of early cognitive screening

EMMA PATCHWOOD
Findings from the Wellbeing After Stroke (WATERS) feasibility study: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to support psychological adjustment in life after stroke

ESME HAYES
How do UK occupational therapists identify post-stroke spatial neglect in in-patient and community settings?

HANNAH FOOTE
Upskilling a workforce to deliver Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to stroke survivors: a qualitative study

HELEN MORSE   Click here to chat
A feasibility trial of a computerised Spatial Inattention Grasping Home-based Therapy (c-SIGHT) for spatial neglect post-stroke: Trial update

KATIE POWERS
Exploring the association between therapist attributes, implementation fidelity and return-to-work outcomes in the Return to Work after Stroke (RETAKE) trial

LAUREN LUCAS
Understanding therapeutic alliance and self-management in the community from the perspectives of stroke survivors and healthcare professionals. A work in progress

MANUELA SANNINO
Development and evaluation of a co-designed online psychoeducational family group on an acute stroke unit during COVID-19 hospital visiting restrictions

MARIANNA KAPSETAKI   Click here to chat
Stroke-related scholarly activity of neurologists in the UK

Paulina ISABEL BARTOLOME
Developing a cultural adaptation of the Oxford Visual Perception Screen (OxVPS) for use with Filipinos after stroke

RUBY GUBBINS & DANIEL EAVES
Carer experience of information and service provision at the point of hospital discharge into community-based stroke rehabilitation 

THOMAS JONES & LAURA HOOK Click here to chat
Evaluation of two psychology led groups for individuals living with stroke and other long-term neurological conditions within a neurological recovery college model