Day 1: 5 October 2012 (Fri)

0800-0830 Registration
0830-1230 Demystifying Dementia Through OT
by Lim Hwee Er
Client-centred Practice in Primary Care
by Dr Deirdre Connolly
Overview of Driving Assessment & Rehabilitation in Singapore
by Chan Mei Leng, Florence Cheong, Carol Fung, Ernest Thia, Doreen Yeo
1300-1330 Registration
1330-1730 Stroke Rehabilitation
by Tim Xu Tianma, Tan Lee Ling
Paediatric OT: Integrating Clinical Practice into Educational Settings
by Choy Mian YeeShum Lai SanSunita Suri

Day 2: 6 October 2012 (Sat)

0800-0830 Registration
0830-0835 Welcome Address By Ms Florence Cheong, President, Singapore Association Of Occupation Therapists
0835-0850 Opening Address By Dr Amy Khor, Minister Of State, Ministry Of Health & Ministry Of Manpower
0850-0900 SAOT-HPB MOU Signing Ceremony
0900-0945 Key Note Speaker: Dr Deirdre Connolly
Crossing Healthcare Boundaries: Occupational Therapy In Primary Care
0945-1030 Plenary Speaker 1: Dr Patricia Lee
Transitional Care — Helping To Integrate Patient From Hospital To Home
1030-1100 Tea break
1100-1200 Concurrent Session 1
Concorde 1
Neuro Rehabilitation
Studio 3
Studio 1

Comparison of Mirror Therapy (MT) & Bimanual Arm Training (BAT) for Hemiplegic Upper Extremity in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI): A Randomised Pilot Study

Toh Fong Mei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

Assessing Young Children’s Skills in Early Childhood Environments

Lim Sok Mui, May
Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore

Exploring the Perspectives of Occupational Threapists in Singapore: Concerning Clients’ Community Mobility Needs & the Need for Driver Assessment

Charmaine Krishnasamy

A Pilot Study of Neuro Hand Orthosis Programme: A Promising Restorative Therapy Treatment for the Sever Paralytic Aim in Stroke Rehabilitation

Ho Man Fai, Tony
St Luke’s Hospital, Singapore

Managing Eating Issues of Children with Asperger Syndrome

Ong Shu Hwa
University of Queensland, Australia

Road Traffic Accident (RTA) in Malaysia: Proposed Model of a New Licensing Process

Mohamad Ghazali Masuri
Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

Effect of Additional Reaching Training Using Virtual Reality in Upper Limb Rehabilitation After the Onset of Acute Stroke: A Randomised Controlled Pilot Trial

Chan Wai Yin
Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

Child-rearing Occupations of Parents of Filipino Children with Special Needs: Issues on Engagement, Participation & Quality of Life

Ivan Neil Gomez
University of Santo Tomas- College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Philippines

Development of a Driver Retirement Programme (DRP) for Older Taxi Drivers in Singapore

Chan Mei Leng
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Stroke Rehabilitation: Benefits of Carry-over Programme in Sub-acute Care

Nurhalizzah Juwaini
St Luke’s Hospital, Singapore

Occupational Therapists Responding to Teacher & Parent Priorities in order to Enable Increased Inclusion & Participation

Susan Lowe
Skills for Kids, Australia

Combining Qualitative & Quantitative Processes in OT Assessment of Fitness to Drive after Stroke

Tadhg Stapleton
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

1200-1245 Plenary session 2: Dr Wong Loong Mun
Changing Healthcare Landscape in Singapore
1245-1300 HPB
1300-1400 Lunch talk: Nancy Krolikowski
International Classification of Functioning and its use in Documentation Systems
1400-1500 Concurrent Session 2
Concorde 1
Studio 3
Mental Health
Studio 1

Developing OT Practice in the Community Under the Context of Successful Aging

Toh Wan Ting / Tung Hsi-hsuan
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

The Use of Sensory Modulation in OT Intervention in Adult Psychiatry: A Case Report of an Adult with Deliberate Self-harm

Chan Yanning, Vera
National University Hospital, Singapore

Spirituality in OT

Josephine Neo
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

OT Pre-Discharge Home Assessment Visits in Geriatric Care: Thinking Out of the “Safety” Box for Quality of Life

Gabriel Kwek Wu-Xin
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

A Qualitative Evolution of OT Group Intervention in Acute Mental Health through Clients’ Perspectives

Dorothy Leung
Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Physical, Psychological & School Functions of Malaysian Adolescents with Parental Cancer: A Cross-sectional Study

Husna A. Ainuddin
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Validation of the Disability Component of the Late-life Function & Disability Instrument (LLFDI) Among Australian Community-living Older Adults

Tan Wan Ying
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

Participation in OT: Perspectives from In-patients with Depression

Ngooi Bi Xia
National University Hospital, Singapore

Return to Work Among Breast Cancer Survivors: Barriers & Facilitators

Tan Foo Lan
University of Malaya, Malaysia

The Effect of Lively Later Life Programme (3LP) on Quality of Life in Institutionalised Older People: A Mixed Methodology Approach

Akehsan Dahlan
Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

In-patient Open Art Studio: A Retrospective Study

Ann Mei Yi, Esther
National University Hospital, Singapore

Participatory Action Research for Promoting Life Skills Training Programme in Abuse Prevention of Students in Technical & Vocational College in Thailand

Supat Chupradit
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, Thailand

1500-1530 Plenary session 3: Mr. Muthuraman Sellathurai Pathar
Overview of Occupational Therapy in Malaysia
1530-1600 Tea break
1600-1700 Concurrent Session 3
Concorde 1
Studio 3
Studio 1

Spectrum of Disabilities: A Preliminary Concept

Mohd Zulkifli Abdul Rahim
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Work Rehabilitation for Mental Health

Lua Shun Wei
Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

A Multiple-regression Study of Factors Influencing Oral Health of Adults with Intellectual Disability (Singapore)

Dylan Daniel Lim
MINDS, Singapore

Expand OT Services to Burns Care in Bangladesh

Md Mahfuzur Rahman
Centre for the Rehabilition for the paralyzed, Bangladesh

REACH: Providing Seamless Care in Singapore’s Community

Hannah Loh
Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

Challenges Faced by Persons with Moderate to Severe Intellectual Disability (PWIDs) in Open Employment (OE): A Retrospective, Qualitative, Exploratory Study

Joshua Selvadurai
MINDS, Singapore

Rehabilitation Model for Community Hospitals in Singapore: Integrated Rehabilitation Programme (IRP) towards Seamless Care

Xu Tianma, Singapore

Marriage of Maternal-infant Mental Health & Paediatrics Practice: Role of OT

Lim Siyuan, Alicia
National University Hospital, Singapore


Perspectives of Incorporating Sexuality Rehabilitation Services into Stroke In-patient Rehabilitation Programme

Shirlene Toh
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Life Coaching for Mental Health Recovery: The Emerging Practice of Recovery Coaching

Abd Hamid Muhammad Shiddiq
Inside-Out! Consultancy, Singapore

Training Eldercare Workers in Dementia Care — Findings from the Pilot Run of the Demact Programme

Tan Siew Leng, Michelle
Changi General Hospital, Singapore

Project Otulong: Empowering Caregivers of the Missionaries of Charity Orphanage

Stephanie Ann
Balid University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

School Skills in Preparation For Primary One: Teachers’ Perception

Choy Mian Yee
KK Department of Child Development, Singapore

Redefining Role of OT in Home Modification: OT as Consultants to Enhance Ageing-in-place at a National Level

Tan Wan Ying
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

1700-1730 Plenary session 4: Mr Lim Hua Beng
Overview of Occupational Therapy in Singapore
1730-1735 Best Oral Research Paper, Best Innovation Project and Best Poster Presentation
1735-1745 Closing speech by Scientific Committee Chairperson
Programme subject to changes.