9th-18th May 'Before I Die' Festival
Various members of the Cardiff-York Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre will be presenting at a series of public engagment events in York during the 'Before I Die' festival. We will be involved in panels debating the law and the minimally conscious state, a discussion of advance decisions and a reflection on the meaning of death and the role of funerals (For further information see www.beforeidiefestival.co.uk)
12 & 13 June 2014 - Julie latchem will be presenting on: 'Physiotherapy for people in disorders of consciousness'
At Challenging the Limits: Recent advances in the assessment, diagnosis and MDT management of people with disorders of consciousness
A two day conference at which Jenny Kitzinger will present on 'Supporting families and exploring their concerns: introducing the HealthTalkOnline module for people with a relative in a vegetative or minimally conscious state'
3rd July - Glenside Annual conference
We will be discussing our research and the implications for care centres at this conference focussed on the ethical issues in detention of patients with highly complex neurological problems.