Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP)

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Neurorehabilitation Assistant Training Day at Psicon

On Friday 1st December, Psicon hosted a training morning for prospective rehabilitation assistants from the University of Kent.

 

The morning commenced with a talk from Hugh Brunskill, Service Lead of the Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP) Service, explaining the different types of neurorehabilitation offered to people with brain injuries and how these differ in the NHS and when offered...

Concussion in sport

Although our knowledge base is expanding, return-to-play decisions in concussed athletes still poses a challenge to the sports community. During the 5th International Conference on Concussion in Sport that took place in Berlin (2016), an advised protocol for management of sports related concussions emerged. This includes that athletes should refrain from physical and cognitive exertion for the 48 hours following urgent medical assessment of...

NAP autumn conference: Advances and Challenges in Neurological Rehabilitation

On Wednesday 2nd November, Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP) hosted a conference on Advances and Challenges in Neurorehabilitation at their Canterbury premises. The event was attended by brain injury case managers, solicitors, and neurorehabilitation professionals from across South East England, and drew on the contributions of four keynote speakers – Stephen Ruffle and Nicki Donnelly from...