Day 1: 25 October 2013 (Fri)

Pre-Conference Workshops
0800-0830 Registration
0830-1230 Understanding Assistive Technology for Persons with Disabilities
by Ms Sarah Yong, Mr Tan Chuan Hoh (Society for Physically Disabled)
Implementing Evidence in Practice: A Workshop for Clinicians and Managers
by Dr. Annie McCluskey (University of Sydney, Australia)
Mentoring: What is it? How to do it?
by Ms Lee Ching Hoon (St Luke's Hospital), Ms Sim So Sin (Nanyang Polytechnic), Ms Tan Peng Chian (Private Practice)
1300-1330 Registration
1330-1730 Vocational Rehabilitation in Mental Health
by Ms Wendy Chua, Ms Tan Peck Yan, Ms Li Zhongying, Mr Jayson Sudhasan K (Institute of Mental Health, Singapore)

Day 2: 26 October 2013 (Sat)

Conference Program Outline
0800-0830 Registration
0830-0835 Welcome Address
Ms Florence Cheong, President, Singapore Association Of Occupational Therapists
0835-0850 Opening Address
Mrs Tan Ching Yee, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health
0850-0935 Key Note: Translating Evidence into Practice
Dr Annie McCluskey (University of Sydney, Australia)
0935-1020 Plenary 1: Collaborations and Innovations in Mental Health Care
Dr Tan Bhing Leet (Institute of Mental Health, Singapore)
1020-1045 Tea break
1045-1230 Concurrent Sessions: Paper Presentations
Session 1
Session 2
Dementia & Cognitive Rehab
Session 3
Assistive Technologies, Vocational Rehab, Neuro Rehab

Inter-disciplinary to Trans-disciplinary — An Innovative Project at a Community-Based Early Intervention Centre

The PhD journey — Sharing by Singapore OTs

Therapeutic Considerations for Development of an Appropriate Kinect Game for the Hospitalised Elderly

School-Based Occupational Therapy Services in Mainstream Schools

Return-To-Work Coordination — A Promising Area of Service Expansion for Occupational Therapists

Development and Evaluation of Max Mind — A Community-Based Cognitive Stimulation Program for People with Parkinson’s Disease

A Pilot Study on the Operationalization of the Model of Occupational Self Efficacy: A Model for the Reintegration of Persons with Brain Injuries to Their Worker Roles

Social Skills Camp in School Setting (Community-Based Intervention)

The Unspoken OT Process in Cognitive Rehabilitation for Young Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injuries: Two Case Reports

Driver Transition Program

The Art Of Collaboration: Integrating Technology in Special Education Classroom for Students with Handwriting Difficulties

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Neuropsychological Educational Approach to Cognitive Remediation (NEAR) in a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program in Singapore

Enhanced Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (eCIMT)

Establishing a Cross-Cultural Equivalence of the Young Children’s Participation and Environment Measure (YC-PEM) in Singapore

Reflective Practice in Singapore Occupational Therapy Practice: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Approach

Are Stroke Patients Satisfied with Acute Occupational Therapy Services They Received?

1230-1330 Lunch
1330-1530 Concurrent Sessions: Paper Presentations
Session 4
Neuro & Physical Rehab
Session 5
Mental Health/ Psychosocial
Session 6
Quality Improvement, Innovation & New Service Development

Back On Your Feet — Promoting Independence and Integration

Promoting Independence through the Empowerment Programme — A Case Report of a Person with Chronic Schizophrenia Successfully Placed in Open Employment

OcTAVE@IMH — A Client Centric One-Stop Service & Training Centre Model

How to Successfully Resume Leisure Function from Elderly Client with Physical Challenge in Day Rehabilitation Program?

Exploration of the Meaning and Value of a Therapist-Facilitated Support Group for Clients Recovering from Depression

Factors that Contribute to a Quality Occupational Therapy Clinical Education: Singaporean Graduates’ Perspective

Pre-Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Multiple Amputee in Singapore: A Case Report

A Transitional Programme for the Homeless Persons in Singapore

Transitional Reablement Programme: Enabling Occupations of Elderly Post-Discharge from Hospital

Re-engaging the Institutionalized: An Innovative Process Redesigning Plan to Enhance Care For Chronic Long Stay Psychiatric Patients

Project Placements — Successful Collaborations

A New Service Model: Community Rehabilitation & Wellness Programme for Seniors

Occupational Therapy in the Prison

R.I.M.E. Framework for Occupational Therapists — A Synthetic Framework in Occupational Therapy Competency Assessment

Upper Limb Repetitive Stress Injuries in Singapore: A Descriptive Study

Bridging The Gap: Exploring Role of Occupational Therapy in Adults with Intellectual Disability

Interprofessional Collaboration in Safe Patient Handling Training

1530-1600 Tea break
1600-1645 Plenary 2: The OT PRICE for Collaboration and Innovation
Ms Eng Jia Yen (National University Hospital, Singapore)
1645-1650 Best Oral Research & Best Innovation Project “Presentation”
1650-1700 Closing Speech by Scientific Committee Chairperson
Mr Gribson Chan (St Luke’s Hospital, Singapore)

Programme subject to changes.