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Our wheelchair project – helping people with MND around the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes Karen Pearce, the MND Association’s Director of Care, blogs about presenting the Association’s wheelchair project at the Allied Professionals Forum, which happened prior to the International Symposium on ALS/MND. At the Allied Professionals Forum I had the opportunity to present our wheelchair project, particularly looking at anticipating future needs and the powered neuro wheelchair. The…

Co-ordinating the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rachel Patterson is the Co-ordinator for the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations. Tomorrow is Global Awareness day and they are promoting ‘One Global Team… One goal for a world free from ALS/MND’. Here she writes about the role of the Alliance in creating a world free from MND. My name is Rachel Patterson, and I am…

The Allied Professionals Forum

Reading Time: 2 minutes MND Association Trustee, Julie Draper, attended the International Alliance of ALS/MND Association’s Allied Professional Forum (APF) yesterday. This one day event aimed at healthcare professionals had a number of inspiring talks; including one by Association-funded researcher Dr Christina Faull based at the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice – LOROS. Here Julie blogs about her experience:

Looking forward to the Allied Professionals Forum

Reading Time: 2 minutes MND Association trustee, Julie Draper, will be arriving in Milan on Wednesday evening in preparation for the Allied Professionals Forum (APF), taking place on Thursday 5 December. This one day meeting organised by the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations focuses on the practice and experiences of healthcare professionals involved in the care and support of people living with…