Quality of life for people with stroke and aphasia: what it is and how to measure it

Location: London

Speakers: tba

Date: 21 July 2004 for 2 days

Course reference number: B012
Cost: £180

About the course

This two-day event comprises a one day course and a one-day workshop, involving researchers and therapists from the UK and Australia. Perspectives from people with aphasia will illuminate the barriers and facilitators to living with aphasia. Recently developed methods of exploring and measuring quality of life for people living with stroke and aphasia will be presented, and the complexities inherent in this kind of exploration will be discussed. Service providers and service users will share their experiences of and perspectives on therapies that support people to live with their aphasia.

Who is the course for?

Therapists and researchers interested in providing and evaluating services or researching how to measure and enhance quality of life.

What will you get from attending the course?

  • Insight into what life with aphasia is like for people who live with it
  • An overview of the latest research about quality of life
  • Knowledge of the new tools available for exploring quality of life with people with aphasia
  • Ideas for therapies to meet the needs and aspirations of people with aphasia


Other information

Course times 10.00 am - 4.30 pm
Tea and coffee provided

 

About the speakers and facilitators
We have a skilled team of researchers, practitioners and people living with stroke and aphasia who contribute to Connect training events. In addition we draw on the experiences and expertise of other practitioners who know what it takes to bring about practical change for complex issues. To find out more about the speakers click here.

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