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1st July 2016 - Training Workshop on Stroke care and Rehabilitation - Moneragala

An interactive hands-on skills training Workshop on Stroke care and Rehabilitation was conducted at the District General Hospital, Moneragala. This was a collaborative effort between the Ragama Stroke Unit and the National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka.

There were 130 participants and 21 resource persons. Health staff from the following hospitals participated at the workshop: Moneragala, Badulla, Wellawaya, Bibile, Buttala, Higurukaduwa, Ethimale, Siyambalanduwa, Dambagalla, Handapanagala, Hambegamuwa. Participants rotated between the training stations of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing care, bladder care and mental health support.

The workshop was conducted by the Stroke Team of the Ragama Stroke Unit, and they were supported by resource persons from District General Hospital, Moneragala and Provincial General Hospital, Badulla.

27th February 2016 - The Ragama Stroke Team participated at the Stroke Awareness Walk held in Negombo to mark the National Stroke Day 2016.

26th October 2015 - Training Workshop on Multidisciplinary Approach to Stroke Care, Ragama

Improving skills needed for stroke care was the main objective of the Regional World Stroke Day Programme 2015 at Ragama. An interactive hands-on skills training workshop on multi-disciplinary care in stroke rehabilitation was held at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital.

There were 75 participants consisting of health care personnel of all categories from the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama, the Ragama Rehabilitation Hospital, and 4 regional hospitals (Gampaha, Wathupitiwala, Kiribathgoda, Minuwangoda). Several informal paid caregivers too were given the opportunity to participate in the workshop. The workshop was conducted by 12 resource persons from the Ragama Stroke Unit.

The emphasis of the workshop was on interactive, small group, hands on training, with the aim of skill development for stroke care. Participants rotated between the training stations of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing care and mental health support.

16th October 2015 - Training Workshop on Multidisciplinary Approach to Stroke Care, Trincomalee

An interactive hands-on skills training workshop on multi-disciplinary approach to stroke rehabilitation was conducted to mark the World Stroke Day 2014 at the General Hospital, Trincomalee. This workshop was coordinated by the Ragama Stroke Unit, in collaboration with the Ceylon College of Physicians and the Trincomalee Clinical Society.

There were 87 participants, mainly nursing officers from the General Hospital, Trincomalee and several regional hospitals. The workshop was conducted by resource persons from the Ragama Stroke Unit, Ragama Rehabilitation Hospital and General Hospital, Trincomalee.

The emphasis of the workshop was on interactive, small group, hands on training, with the aim of skills development for stroke care. Participants rotated between the training stations of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing care and mental health support.

30th October 2014 - Training Workshop on Multidisciplinary Approach to Stroke Care, Ragama

A Workshop on Multidisciplinary Approach to Stroke Care was held at the Auditorium of the Colombo North Teaching Hospital, Ragama to mark the World Stroke Day 2014. There were over 80 participants, and the workshop was conducted by 10 resource persons from the Ragama Stroke Unit.

27th February 2014 - The Ragama Stroke Team participated at the Stroke Awareness Walk held in Colombo to mark the National Stroke Day 2014.

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