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Conference Sponsor Spotlight – Ellisons Soliicitors

There’s just over two months until Headway Suffolk’s Conference: Living Positively with a Disability takes place on 17 May at Kesgrave Conference Centre.

We are showcasing one of our event sponsors, Ellisons Solicitors.

Ellisons Solicitors is one of the oldest, most established and fastest growing firms in the East of England having been founded over 250 years ago.

As a full-service firm, Ellisons offers a comprehensive range of services to businesses and individuals across the region and beyond.

With a team of over 270 people – and offices located across Essex and Suffolk, alongside an office in London, Ellisons has a proven track record of providing clients with first class service and advice, enabling them to make the right decisions.

Ellisons’ Injury Services team represents injured claimants across the region and assists them in recovering compensation and accessing comprehensive private rehabilitative programmes to maximise their recovery and help them re-build their lives.

Kate Evers, Events Manager, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Headway Conference.”

You can find out more about Ellisons’ services at www.ellisonssolicitors.com.

Helen Fairweather, Chief Executive of Headway Suffolk, said: “We are very grateful for Ellisons’ support of our Conference this year, which we are looking forward to with the event getting closer.”

Keynote speakers will give a range of presentations focused around Living Positively with a Disability.

Baroness Murphy is Vice-President of the Alzheimer’s Society and will present on the challenges of dementia care and what government and other organisations can do. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Tom Adams is Neuro Rehab Lead at Sleep Unlimited and he will give a presentation on how to get a good night’s sleep. He is also a clinical psychologist with particular interests in neuropsychology.

Dr Charlotte Brierley is a neurologist who runs the neuromuscular clinic at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and a consultant neurologist at West Suffolk Hospital. She will give a presentation on ‘what is a headache?’

Amanda Cousins is a freelance consultant in neurological rehabilitation, community therapy and recovery support models. She will present on brain injury rehab.

Pepper The Robot is the first robot with the ability to recognise principal human emotions and adapt his own behaviour. He was used in a study with care home residents, who responded positively to interaction with Pepper.

Delegates will also hear personal stories from Headway Suffolk clients and families, as well an update on the charity’s services and future from CEO Helen Fairweather.

Tickets are £45 and available from Helen Fairweather on 01473 712225 or [email protected].