MS Awareness Week

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MS Awareness Week takes place from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 April 2018.

At Kent MS Therapy Centre we are planning a full programme of specialist speakers on a range of topics in the field of MS therapy and research.

We will also be joined by representatives from

  • The Able Label
  • Cinque Ports Mobility
  • Southeast Driveability

Places are limited, so please book your ticket by calling the Centre on 01227 470876.

Date Time Session
23/4/18 10.30am How can an Occupational Therapist help me?

Belle Bassett, OT

24/4/18 10.30am MS and Cognition

Dr Elizabeth Kent, Snr Clinical Psychologist &
Dr Rob Solway, Snr Clinical Psychologist,
Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership

25/4/18 &nbsp 10.30am &nbsp Swallowing Difficulties – Early Signs and Symptoms

Lucy Mackechnie, Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, Adult Speech & Language Therapy Department

26/4/18 &nbsp 10.30am &nbsp Fatigue and its Impact on Daily Living

Nikki Guck, ESP Physiotherapist

27/4/18 10.30am It Takes (good) Guts!

Carol Marlow, Registered Nutritionist MBANT

27/4/18 1.00pm Mobility Enhancement in MS Through Robotic Bionic, Clinical Research Programme at Canterbury

Dr Mohammed Sakel, Director/Consultant, Neurorehabilitation Physician, East Kent University NHS FT Hospital, Canterbury

Review of the Benefits of Neuro-physiotherapy for People with MS

Karen Saunders, Consultant Clinical and Research Neuro-physiotherapist.