Disabilities and Mental Health Interest Group Study Day 2015

Course Title: Effectively addressing poor nutritional health with someone who has mental illness

Date: Friday 22th of May

Location: Peamount Healthcare, Newcastle, Co. Dublin

Time: 9.00am – 4.15pm

Registration Fee:

  • €20 for students
  • €40 for DMHIG members
  • €45 INDI / non DMHIG member
  • €50 non INDI/non DMHIG member 

How to register: Download and complete the registration form and send, withpayment, to the INDI by Monday, 18th of May 2015

Click here to download registration form: DMIG_application_fom_2015.docx

Click here for more information: DMIG_invite_2015.docx

Time Topic

Morning Sessions

9 - 9.30 Registration
9.30 - 9.45 Welcome and intro
9.45 - 10.30

Physical ill health and malnutrition in mental health

Prof Jogin Thakore

Consultant Psychiatrist at St Vincents’, Fairview, Associate Professor of Psychiatry (TCD)

10.30 - 11.15

Obesity in mental illness and barriers to change

Jennifer Mc Intosh

Allied Health Professional Lead for the Specialist and LD care group &Senior Specialist Dietitian York CAMHS, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

11.15 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 - 12.15

Empowering dietitians to effectively address poor nutritional health in someone who has mental health issues

Ursula Philpot

Freelance Registered Dietitian, Senior Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University and Chair of BDA Mental Health Group

12.15 - 1.00

Communicating with empathy with the distressed or difficult client

Suzanne Heywood-Everett

Consultant Clinical Psychologist,  Visiting Research Fellow, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds and  Professional Lead for Psychology with Bradford District Care Trust

1 - 2.00 Lunch

Afternoon Sessions

2.15 - 3.00

Mindful Eating and the many faces of disordered eating 

Ursula Philpot / Suzanne Heywood-Everett

3 – 3.45pm

Running effective weight management and lifestyle groups for those with mental health issues

Daynor Spur / Jennifer Mc Intosh

Dietitian specialising in Mental Health in Tees and Esk Trust (Middlesbrough)

3.45 – 4.15pm DMHIG Business Meeting