BIBS19 Symposium Presentations

Click to view the Bold ideas, better solutions 2019 Symposium presentations below.

Further presentations to come, along with recordings of proceedings.

Keynote Presentations:

Making innovation better: the promise and challenge of new discoveries for disability, Professor Jackie Leach Scully, Director, Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW

Designing sustainable healthcare environments in the 21st century, Professor Marie Elf, Dalarna University, Sweden

HabITec Launch Presentation:

HabITec Launch, Professor Elizabeth Kendall, Director, The Hopkins Centre and Mary Whitehead, Director Occupational Therapy, Department of Occupational Therapy, Metro South Health

Oral Presentations:

Therapeutic Interventions & Rehabilitation Care
parallel session one, TRI auditorium

Predicting outcome to the UPLIFT program for people with persistent back pain, Professor Michel Coppieters, The Hopkins Centre and Professor of Allied Health Research, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University
Interventions in restoring function in spinal injury  with chronic paralysis, Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM, The Hopkins Centre, Menzies Health Institute Queensland and Gold Coast University Hospital, co-presenting with, Dr Claudio Pizzolato, Menzies Health Institute Queensland
Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation: Fiction, Fad, or Future, Dr Daniel Harvie, The Hopkins Centre, Menzies Health Institute Queensland 

Foot vs Nail Pain Revolution 

Self Counselling in VR

VR out of body experience reduces fear of death

VR Rehab Platform

Perspectives of people with spinal cord injury receiving rehabilitation on virtual reality intervention, Mr Lachy Chapman Spinal Life Australia, affiliate partner of The Hopkins Centre
Exploration of the roles and perspectives of neurorehabilitation nurses regarding visual observation and safety monitoring for high risk brain injury patients, Ms Kirsty Gray, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Division of Rehabilitation,Metro South Health

Service and Systems Design
parallel session two, seminar room

A multi-disciplinary service model for hypertonicity management post brain injury: Experiences and perceptions of service users in Queensland, Mrs Catherine Cave, Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health
International Spinal Cord Injury Survey: Health characteristics and health service use of long-term spinal cord injury in Queensland, Ms Samantha Borg, The Hopkins Centre
Online inter-organisational relationships in the disability service sector, Associate Professor Paul Henman, University of Queensland
Access and unmet need as predictors of psychosocial wellbeing and quality of life in rehabilitation patients, Dr David Borg, The Hopkins Centre
It gave her that soft landing’: Perspectives on a new transitional rehabilitation service for people with acquired brain injury, Ms Jaycie Bohan, Acquired Brain Injury Transitional Rehabilitation Service, Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health

Designing for Mobility and Participation
parallel session three, TRI Auditorium

BEEHIVE Neurorehabilitation Lab, Professor Heidi Zeeman, The Hopkins Centre, Menzies Health Institute Queensland
Evaluating the effectiveness of on-road driving remediation following acquired brain injury: a wait-list feasibility study with follow-up, Ms Louise Bassingthwaighte, Metro South Health

Why start with the end in mind? A tool to help understand communication needs in the workplace, Ms Kate Cameron, Acquired Brain Injury Transitional Rehabilitation Service, Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health
“I am a whole person that happens to have an injury”: The effectiveness of social prescribing as an intervention for people with work-related injuries and psychosocial difficulties, Dr J.R. Baker, Primary & Community Care Services Limited

Designing Supports and Environments
parallel session four, seminar room

Designing the social environment for people with ABI in the community using communication partner training: A blueprint for social connection, Ms Clare Morgan, Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Service (ABIOS), Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health, co-presenting with, Ms Sue Wright, STEPS Program, Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health
Speech pathology management of adults with cognitive-communication disorders following traumatic brain injury: A mixed methods investigation, Ms Crystal Kelly, Griffith University
Effective pain management in everyday life: contextualising a model of peer support in the local context of persistent pain, Dr Melissa Legg, The Hopkins Centre
Establishing baseline measures of sleep and environmental factors impacting sleep for inpatients with an acquired brain injury, Dr Ali Lakhani, The Hopkins Centre

Vision for Service System Design

ROAMM, Professor Louise Gustafsson, The Hopkins Centre & Professor of Occupational Therapy, Griffith University