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Leadership #OTalk with @ElaineAHPMH

#OTalk was held on the 28th May and we were excited to welcome @ElaineAHPMH as our guest host. Elaine wanted to reach out into our community, and think collectively about leadership and how social media might provide leadership opportunties for OTs. Elaine is delivering this years’ Casson Memorial Lecture on this topic, at the #COT13 Conference … Continue reading

#beddingout for #occhat 9th April 2013

Tonight, #occhat are discussing a fantastic artwork that is being created this week by Liz Crow(@RGPLizCrow), with support from Dawn Willis (@Quinonostante). Liz will be Tweeting through Dawn to take part in the chat- its a great opportunity to ask her questions ahead of the 48 hour performance art extravaganza. The work has relevance and … Continue reading

Grabchat for #OTalk Apps in Practice

We had a great discussion about using apps in OT practice last night- so many great resources were shared and great ideas for outcomes measurement, and for areas of practice to use apps in. Our #OTalk Community It was also great to see so many first-time #OTalkers- we really want to make you feel welcome … Continue reading

#occhat Nov 20th 2012- equipment and occupation

Why Equipment? One of the things that non-OTs associate us with is the issuing of equipment, and indeed, facilitating occupation through the use of adaptive equipment is a key part of our OT role. Assistive Equipment is simple, isn’t it? But there are lots of instances where trained support workers, physios and nurses now offer … Continue reading

Originally posted on Claireot's Blog:
I’m in the hotseat for the #occhat Twitter discussion tonight- and it’s been a while since I was able to facilitate, so I am looking forward to it and feeling anxious about it in equal measure! Why are we looking at equipment? One of our core skills as OTs is…

Originally posted on elaineahpmh:
The title of my blog page is “Making the Invisible Visable”. I am an allied health professional in a national leadership role and I started my career as an occupational therapist in mental health where I worked for over twenty years. In my career I have seen huge changes in mental…

Unscripted Tuesday #OTalk 5/22/2012

There is no host for this chat, as there was no planned discussion topic for the day.  Hence, the title was called “Unscripted Tuesday”.  Below are the two main themes emerged from the chat. International OT Tweet Up @Helen_otuk @allisulli @billwongot That would be great we could have an international tweet up? #otalk (Tue, 22 May 2012 19:35:39 … Continue reading