Awareness of Conditions & Disability, Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy in Practice, OTalk

#OTalk 30th May – Occupational Therapy and paid work for individuals with learning disabilities.

This weeks #Otalk is on the topic of “What are the considerations for occupational therapists in practice with regards to paid work for individuals with a learning disability?” and will be hosted by Erin Rolfe (@Erinnnnn14).

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Awareness of Conditions & Disability, Clinical Practice, Exploring the Role of Occupational Therapy, OTalk

#OTalk 23rd May 2017 Occupational Therapy role in supporting people with managing eating activities. 

This week Nat Jones @natlouj will be hosting the chat.

My research is focused on the experience of stroke survivors with managing eating difficulties (Jones 2016) however more broadly I am passionate about how Occupational Therapists can support children and adults to manage eating activities. I am interested in your views on the role of Occupational Therapy is in this area, what strategies are successful and which assistive devices help?

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OTalk, Professionalism

#OTalk 16th May 2017 – Occupational therapy and the general election 2017

This week’s chat will be hosted by Samantha Tavender @samOTantha

Politics impacts the present and the future of occupational therapy.  Weather we like it or not, politics effects most aspects of our daily lives.  It most certainly will have an impact on the occupational therapy profession.

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CPD, Education, Students & New Grads, OTalk, Practice Development

#OTalk 9th May – Working out loud on the ‘Career Development Framework: Guiding Principles for Occupational Therapy’.

This weeks #Otalk is about the ‘Career Development Framework” being developed by The Royal College of Occupational Therapists with and project lead Dr Stephanie Tempest.

The chat will be co hosted by @TheRCOT and @SetG75.

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