Together Under the Umbrella for Huntington’s Disease
A Public Awareness Day for: Patients, Carers, Families and Health Professionals
When: Saturday, 28 May 2016 – 10.30am – 5.00pm
Where: DGI-byen, Tietgensgade 65 1704 Copenhagen V, Denmark
As part of the “Together Under the Umbrella” awareness campaign for brain disorders, the European Federation of Neurological Associations will organise an information day on Huntington’s Disease.
The event, which will be organised to coincide with the EAN Annual Congress, is open to those living with Huntington’s disease, their families and friends, carers, health professionals or those with an interest in learning more.
World-Leading, Huntington Disease Specialist, Prof. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer will be the keynote speaker on the day.
This free event will take place on SATURDAY, MAY 28TH from 10.30 – 17.00HRS (Registration and Breakfast from 09.30hrs) at DGI-byen, Tietgensgade 65, 1704 Copenhagen V, Denmark.
Presentations will focus on:
- Current, best-practice approaches to treatment and management
- Latest research and studies in the field – hope for the future
- Patient and Carer personal stories
- National service and support structures
- Coping tips and strategies for Carers
- Mindfulness and Relaxation
A buffet breakfast and sandwich lunch will be provided on the day, and there will be time throughout to speak to other families, ask questions and pick up more information on HD.
INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS SHOULD EMAIL TO:
WITH THEIR NAME, CONTACT PHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS. PLACES ARE LIMITED SO PLEASE DO SO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AND BEFORE MAY 1ST 2016.