Stroke Study Day - 26th January 2024 Details

Stroke Study Day - In person Event - Cork University Hospital

Stroke Study Day - In person Event - Cork University Hospital

Theme/Topic - Supporting Communication and Swallowing in Stroke Care (across the continuum)

Registration and Tea/Coffee Scones - 08:30



Welcome and introductions CUH Auditorium



Medical overview of stroke

Dr. Patrick Barry, Consultant CUH


Update from the national clinical programme

Julie Keane, Joint Health and Social Care Professional Lead for the National Clinical Programme for Stroke


Accessible medication instructions for people with aphasia

Shauna Bell

PhD Candidate UCC



Complexities and considerations in complex non-resolving dysphagia post stroke

-using a framework to guide management

-Two Case discussions

Anne Barrett

Laura Connolly

Ellen Cahill


SLTs in Cork University Hospital



Tea break



Case Study

Sheila Robinson – Speech and Language Therapist Cork University Hospital


Supporting psychological wellbeing in people with aphasia post stroke

Dr. Marcia Ward

Clinical Neuropsychologist Cork University Hospital



Oral care for people with dysphagia post stroke

Dr. Claire Curtin, Special Care Dentist and PhD Candidate University College Cork

12:40- 1pm

Case Study SLT Bantry General Hospital

Cathy Coughlan SLT Bantry General Hospital





Stroke Passport

Norma O’Leary MSc Candidate UCC


Patient Story



An update on Stroke Research in Munster

Dr. Helen Kelly, Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for BSc (Hons) Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork

2:45- 3pm Questions, discussion and close


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