Episode 62 – OT & South Africa
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by OT Chill
2M ago
Episode 62 – OT & South Africa . In this episode, I speak with Aimee Isaacs who is an Occupational Therapist based in South Africa. We talk about what it is like working in South Africa as an Occupational Therapist. Barriers people face in accessing therapy and how she is trying to change this with the Self-Care Studio space on Instagram & YouTube. You can check out Aimee’s work via her social media handles below. . Instagram: theselfcarestudio_ct Twitter: @aimee13051 YouTube: https://youtube.com/@aimeetheot7405 Linktree: https://linktr.ee/theselfcarestudio_ct . If you have any feedbac ..read more
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Episode 61 – Conversation With Kit Sinclair
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
3M ago
Episode 61 – Conversation With Kit Sinclair In this episode, I speak with Kit Sinclair. Kit is an Occupational Therapist based in Hong Kong who has dedicated her life work to the profession. Kit has been involved in the development of the profession in Asia and other parts of the world. She has also been part of the World Federation of Occupational Therapy at different level including Presidency. In the episode, we discuss her work and also her part in creating learning modules for Disaster Management & Preparedness and work with displaced people in Occupational Therapy. Kit refers to WFOT ..read more
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Episode 59 – BAMEOTUK Symposium Intro
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
4M ago
Episode 59 – BAMEOTUK Symposium Intro In this episode, you will hear the introduction I gave at the BAMEOTUK Symposium which happened online on 10th September 2022. It was a fantastic event organised by members of BAMEOTUK. All the presentations from the wonderful speakers on the day were recorded and can now be found on the BAMEOTUK YouTube Channel. You can support BAMEOTUK in putting together another great symposium but donating whatever you can at their GoFundMe page. Check out their new website too BAMEOTUK Website You can follow @BAMEOTUK on Twitter for updates on what they have going on ..read more
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Episode 55 – Unpicking Hidden Occupations
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 55 – Unpicking Hidden Occupations Continuing with the Occupation and Occupational Science mini-series, I am joined by Mike Sy who shares his thoughts on Occupational Science. We have a discussion about what this area of work means to him and especially why it is important in his context. We also have a discussion around his research interest areas and some of the work he has done around the area of beauty and hidden occupations associated with this. You can follow Mike on social media (Twitter: @drmikesyot) If you have any feedback on this episode or you would like to be a guest on a f ..read more
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Episode 54 – Simplifying Occupational Science
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 54 – Simplifying Occupational Science Continuing with the Occupation and Occupational Science mini-series, I am joined by Ryan Lavalley who shares his thoughts on Occupational Science. We have a discussion about why work in this area is really important, how some of the research can assist therapist in advocating for their patients and also how it could possibly have an impact on policies. Ryan co-hosts a fantastic OT podcast called “Dr thOTs” so make sure to check it out. You can follow Ryan on social media (Instagram & Twitter: ryan_lavalley) If you have any feedback on this epis ..read more
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Episode 53 – Values and Occupations with Brock Cook
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 53 – Values and Occupations Continuing with the Occupation and Occupational Science mini-series, I am joined by Brock Cook to have a discussion about Values and Occupations. Brock shares his understanding of Occupational Science and why it is important for the profession. The episode on Brock’s podcast referred to is “009 – How do values fit with OT practice?” The values research referred to is called “The Theory of Basic Human Values” developed by Shalom H. Schwartz You can hear more from Brock on his podcast by visiting www.occupiedpodcast.com. If you have any feedback on this episod ..read more
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Episode 52 – Is it Occupational Therapy or Occupational Science?
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 52 – Is it Occupational Therapy or Occupational Science? In the first of the Occupation and Occupational Science mini-series, I am joined by Miranda Cunningham to have a discussion about some of the issues surrounding Occupational Science and its application to Occupational Therapy practice. Towards the end of the episode, we also explore an area of interest for Miranda around the Occupational Life of those experiencing homelessness. Please visit OS Europe for more information about the network Miranda speaks about. If you have any feedback on this episode or you would like to be a gue ..read more
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OT Week 2021 - Race & Health Inequalities Re-Release
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
As it OT Week in the UK (1st Nov-7th Nov)and the theme being Health Equity, I thought I would re-release Episode 24. Happy OT Week 2021 everyone. Episode 24 - Race & Health Inequalities . The link between race and health has been well documented in research and government reports. This was particularly apparent during the COVID pandemic with those from minority ethnic groups disproportionately passing away. . In this episode, I discuss the area of race and health inequalities with: . Andrea Wright - @IntegraTherapy Musharrat Ahmed Landeryou - @LecturerMish Dr Gita Ramdharry - @Gitaram ..read more
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Episode 51 – Student Internship with Rosalind Brooks & Sherri Kapadia
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by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 51 – Student Internship with Rosalind Brooks & Sherri Kapadia In this episode, I am joined by Rosalind and Sherri to have a conversation about their experience of undertaking an internship at the Royal College of Occupational Therapist. We also discuss their student experiences and also their final year research. Both are very passionate about bringing something new into the profession and this comes across in the discussions as they prepare to enter the profession as fully qualified therapist. If you have any feedback on this episode or you would like to be a guest on a future epi ..read more
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Episode 50 – Episode 50
OT & Chill
by OT Chill
1y ago
Episode 50 – Episode 50 A milestone episode for the OT & Chill podcast. In this episode, I review some of the wonderful episodes and provide the top 5 most listened to episodes. I share some of the plans for the future of the podcast and also share some great feedback received from some listeners. As I said in the podcast, if you have ever listened to just a snippet of any of the episodes, I just want to say a BIG MASSIVE THANK YOU! I look forward to the next 50 episodes! If you have any feedback on this episode or you would like to be a guest on a future episode, please drop an email to ..read more
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