Join us at the Care and Occupational Therapy Show
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by Admin
1w ago
We are delighted to be partnering with the Care & Occupational Therapy Show taking place on 12 July 2023 at Westpoint Arena, Exeter. Join us to learn more about how the care and occupational therapy industries are changing, modernising and evolving. The Care and Occupational Therapy Show (COTS) is an annual event that brings together […] The post Join us at the Care and Occupational Therapy Show appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Wiltshire Farm Foods: Recovering from a Stroke
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by Rosalind Tulloch
3w ago
Emily Stuart, registered dietitian at Wiltshire Farm Foods, explores how OTs can support the nutritional intake of patients with dysphagia Occupational therapists are very likely to support people living with dysphagia throughout their practice. Dysphagia is a clinical condition that describes eating, drinking, and swallowing difficulties and can occur in people of all ages. When […] The post Wiltshire Farm Foods: Recovering from a Stroke appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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AbleOTUK: Is simulating disability ableist?
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by Rosalind Tulloch
1M ago
AbleOTUK members explore the topic of simulating disability as part of occupational therapy education and discuss the ableist connotations it can present. A recent video post on social media showed occupational therapy students participating in simulated learning to convey the experience of using a prosthetic limb. This generated a discussion amongst AbleOTUK members about the […] The post AbleOTUK: Is simulating disability ableist? appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Naidex 2023
The OT Magazine
by Admin
2M ago
Will you be joining us at Naidex on 22-23 March at the NEC, Birmingham? Find out what Naidex has in store for you this year… Running for 50 years, Naidex is the flagship event for the disability community, an opportunity to make new connections, browse products, services and adaptations for independent living, share experiences, and […] The post Naidex 2023 appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Nutrition and Hydration Week
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by Rosalind Tulloch
2M ago
Wiltshire Farm Foods highlight the importance of Nutrition and Hydration Week and explore how OTs can help spread the word There have never been more spaces in the calendar that are filled with an ‘awareness day’ or national event seeking to promote a certain area of interest or expertise.  You only need to read the […] The post Nutrition and Hydration Week appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Should “independence” be at the heart of OT?
The OT Magazine
by Admin
3M ago
Independence is a concept at the heart of occupational therapy, but should it be? In our recent 50th issue, Alice Hortop shared the personal journey that led her to question what independence means, and how the language of occupational therapy can alienate and hurt the people who it aims to help Until recent campaigning, The […] The post Should “independence” be at the heart of OT? appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Mobility Specialist joins Lewis Reed
The OT Magazine
by Admin
3M ago
Lewis Reed has appointed Chris Edwards, a wheelchair user himself, to the position of Mobility Specialist at Lewis Reed, the well-known wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) convertors. As a long time wheelchair user, Chris is passionate about personal independence and mental health, and believes that having access to a bespoke driving or passenger solution that is […] The post Mobility Specialist joins Lewis Reed appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Returning to work after brain injury
The OT Magazine
by Admin
4M ago
Specialist neuro OT Helen Harrison explores how small OT measures can make a big difference for clients returning to work with a traumatic brain injury  A common assumption made by employers is that people who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI) are no longer able to do their jobs. Sometimes this may be the case, […] The post Returning to work after brain injury appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Celebrate Festive Favourites in a Safe Texture this Christmas
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by Rosalind Tulloch
5M ago
AD | Wiltshire Farm Foods showcases their new Softer Foods Christmas Collection, ideal for Christmastime. Wiltshire Farm Foods has unveiled a Softer Foods Christmas Collection which encompasses IDDSI Levels 4, 5 and 6, just in time for the festive season. The ready meal provider has catered to all needs of those with swallowing difficulties – […] The post Celebrate Festive Favourites in a Safe Texture this Christmas appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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Kate Sheehan: Purposeful and Meaningful
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by Rosalind Tulloch
6M ago
I was recently away with friends, some of whom I have known for 40 years; we always go away for a late New Year’s weekend and spend the time chatting, visiting museums, art galleries, lots of restaurants, cafes, and tea shops. It was our first one in two years, and it certainly improved my mental […] The post Kate Sheehan: Purposeful and Meaningful appeared first on The OT Magazine ..read more
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