Posted in March 2012

#OTalk Tuesday 6th March 2012 Professionalism – the Big Conversation

Tuesday 6th March saw the first of two #OTalk sessions devoted to the subject of professionalism, which has been highlighted by COT (http://www.cot.co.uk/news/standards-ethics/professionalism-big-conversation). Thank you to all participants, selections of which are included here to illustrate some of the discussion. The following themes emerged in the conversation: 1)      What is professionalism? Participants offered their own … Continue reading

Anti-Social Occupations: The ‘Dark Side’ of Occupation 13.3.12

Tonight’s Occhat was inspired by Rebecca Twinley’s presentation on anti-social occupations at the International Occupational Science Conference in September 2011. Themes discussed included: how people defined ‘the dark side’ of occupation how occupational therapy and occupational science frameworks can support understanding engagement in anti-social occupations the importance of considering all a person’s occupations, not just … Continue reading

Grabchat of #OTalk 07/03/12 re: Professionalism

Involved … @clissa89 @kirstyes @BillWongOT @BAOTCOT @Helen_otuk @fullyOccupied @ladygould1 @GenevieveSmyth @Lisa_D_OT @cgenter @LeonoraOT @kirsi_hyvarinen @Claire_OT @Annette_McBride @juliewintrup @OTalk_Occhat @RachHallster @cumbrianclaire @BusyOT @ShaanOT @PolarisTherapy @simonburgess84 @COTmdm @thecsp @NaomiMcVey @design4ind_uk @NurChat @claireOT @silkejaeger @HosiaLVOT @SandraGreen76 @Southgatec @lottie01 @beingyourdoing @nursemaiden @anniecoops @Stalkerbird @heatherclarinet @lillieputian @sophiewearing @janetfolland Top resources … http://www.cot.co.uk/news/standards-ethics/professionalism-big-conversation http://www.hpc-uk.org/Assets/documents/100035B7Social_media_guidance.pdf http://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/otalk/ http://www.facebook.com/events/168691046580866/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/mar/06/big-society-neighbours-mental-health http://www.cot.co.uk/forum/general-discussion/professionalism-big-conversation https://otalkocchats.wordpress.com http://www.facebook.com/OTalk.Occhat Related … Continue reading

occhat 28.02.2012 Occupation and Transitions

Involved … @clissa89 @kirstyes @cgenter @ShaanOT @RunawayBomber @Helen_otuk @silkejaeger @Lisa_D_OT @kirsi_hyvarinen @rebelraising @Claire_OT @gilliancrossley @fullyOccupied @GentleChaos @mrsjellyhead @juliewintrup @claireOT @RachHallster @LucyPeo @BAOTCOT @lottie01 @OTalk_Occhat @LeonoraOT @AmanDuf76 Top resources … http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=3&hid=15&sid=8c734476-4b4e-4197-9a6a-47b10ce2a954%40sessionmgr13&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=19977547 http://www.facebook.com/OTalk.Occhat http://helenreynolds.posterous.com/beginners-tips-for-the-new-public-sector-twee#more http://ot4ot.com/world-ot-day-2011/ See Twitter for more tweets, people, videos and photos for #occhat @cgenter is there an #occhat tonight? and is there a subject? … Continue reading

#Occhat Summary 14th February

OT in non-traditional settings Summary kindly provided by @AllieHafez. For full transcript, please see here: http://hashtags.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtag-transcript.php?hashtag=Occhat&fdate=02-13-2012&shour=0&smin=0&tdate=02-15-2012&thour=0&tmin=0&ssec=00&tsec=00&img=1 Themes The main themes that emerged from the chat about non-traditional/emerging OT roles were the following: Practitioner needs to feel secure in OT identity to promote and/or obtain recognition of value OT brings to the services and/or team, even … Continue reading

Global Day of Service #OTalk 25/02/12

Occupational Therapy Global Day of Service The Occupational Therapy Global Day of Service on 25th February 2012 was celebrated by OT Students based at Salford University- bravo to them for such a successful event. This post uploaded by @ClaireOT, Summary by @GillianCrossley. For the full archive, please see https://otalkocchats.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/archive-otalk-global-day-of-service-250212/ The talk was tagged with #OTGDS and … Continue reading

Archive #OTalk Global Day of Service 25/02/12

Global Day of Service special chat, blog summary by @GillianCrossley to follow #OTalk searchhash was run between 24/02/12 and 26/02/12 Involved … @BillWongOT @gilliancrossley @kirstyes @lottie01 @SandraGreen76 @KMOT2012 @jfaias @cathsteele @promotingot @palomap3 @LeonoraOT @OfficialOShaun @RachHallster @BAOTCOT @Jahte_le Top resources … http://promotingot.org/global-day-of-service http://ot4ot.com/ http://www.twitlonger.com/show/g484vn http://otconnections.aota.org/blogs/otjourney/archive/2012/01/24/pinterest-a-great-place-for-treatment-ideas.aspx http://blog.reyjunco.com/ Related tags … #otalk #ot #otgds #fb #chatathon @SandraGreen76 RT … Continue reading

Archive #OTalk 28/02/12

No OTalk ran, searchhash #OTalk was run from  27/2/12-01/03/12 Involved … @clissa89 @kirstyes @gilliancrossley @claireOT @Lisa_D_OT @AICSOTA @ShaanOT @KPRehabRecruit @Dutchii_Fly @OTalk_Occhat @BAOTCOT @COTSnrOfficer @RhbAlternatives Top resources … http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2012/02/27/best-jobs-2012-occupational-therapist http://twitter.com/Dutchii_Fly/status/174160176386015232/photo/1 http://helenreynolds.posterous.com/beginners-tips-for-the-new-public-sector-twee#more Related tags … #otalk #occhat #ot #otuesday #nhssm @gilliancrossley Last night #OTalk for #OTGDS was very interesting. Thanks all who participated! I am working on … Continue reading