November 05, 2019

London casualty team round tables: Living with a spinal cord injury

Living with a spinal cord injury

A discussion and Q&A session about the practicalities of living life confined to a wheelchair with Matthew Walker, who suffered a spinal cord injury in a workplace accident in August 2018, and his partner Amelia Baker.

The session will run predominantly on a Q&A basis giving attendees the opportunity to find out about the practicalities of living life confined to a wheelchair to include his working capability; care and assistance requirements; using the motability scheme and transport arrangements; assistive technology; accommodation adaptations; statutory funding and medication/therapies.

This session is part of our unique series of complex casualty and catastrophic injury round table sessions where members of the London casualty team and leading industry-renowned, subject matter experts provide a practical overview of a different specialist topic in this area.

We'll discuss the latest thinking, clinical studies and other developments in these specialist fields, with a focus on the implication for insurers and claims.

Other sessions in the series include: