Bariatric Rehabilitation Congress

360˚ around the bariatric patient

We are proud to have been hosting the Bariatric Rehabilitation Congress - BRC2011 - which was held 9th – 10th November 2011 in Tivoli Congress Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.

BRC2011 was an international congress and exhibition with a 360° focus around the bariatric patient. Renowned speakers from Denmark, Holland, Belgium, England, USA and Brazil presented research findings and gave examples of clinical practice within bariatric rehabilitation. In addition, Master CARE, Invacare, KR Hospital Equipment A/S, VENDLET, PDG, Faaborg Rehab and XXL-Rehab presented products and services related to the topic.

The goal of the congress was to identify the different problems in rehabilitation for bariatric patients, from a holistic perspective. All with a focus on how theory is carried out in practice.

During 2 intensive days, participants were updated with the latest knowledge and practical experience within bariatric rehabilitation. Besides lectures, there were daily workshops and the congress culminated in an interdisciplinary panel discussion.

In short, BRC2011 was a meeting place and a networking platform for the exchange of expertise and solutions across professions and specialist within bariatric rehabilitation with participants from all sectors within the health sector: surgeons, ergonomic consultants, occupational therapists, nurses, dietitians, physiotherapists, Transfer Supervisors, orderlies and nursing staff.