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#occhat Grabchat – Boredom (7th May 2013)

Thank you to everyone who participated in last night’s (un-boring) chat! I’d like to add a quote that someone posted in the ‘Mindfulness’ Facebook group in response to my blog post:   The Other Side of Boredom When you are really bored, the best thing you can do is sit down and let yourself experience … Continue reading

#occhat – Boredom (7th May 2013)

What is boredom and what causes it? (How) can boredom be overcome? Is boredom an issue that occupational therapists should address?   You guessed it: the topic for this week’s #occhat is Boredom – join us on Tuesday 7th May at 8pm BST (click link for your local time). We want to hear from you … 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

Really Proud

All of us at #OTalk/#Occhat are really proud of our fantastic Twitter Community. Yesterday we heard that #OTalk and #WeNurses were mentioned in a government report relation to the series of Professionalism talks we held in response to Karen Middleton’s Big Conversation (which were supported by BAOT/COT). This report is the Department of Health’s ‘Patients … Continue reading

#Occhat – Occupational Evaluation/Outcome Measures

The final #occhat exploring occupation through the OT process will be hosted by Michelle Perryman @Symbolic_Life (with support from @kirstyes on the OTalk/Occhat account – @OTalk_Occhat). Michelle wrote this to support the occhat. Outcome Measures In the current economic climate ‘payment by results’ is affecting commissioning in health and social care. How is the OT … Continue reading

#occhat – Occupational Interventions (12 March 2013) Grabchat

Here is the grabchat for the Occupational Interventions chat. Thanks Clarissa for grabbing. Involved … @kirstyes @BillWongOT @Symbolic_Life @Richardsblister @Helen_otuk @OTalk_Occhat @Georgia_Fair @charl885 @AnnabelFenn @clissa89 @gilliancrossley @zzzoooman @pd2ot @socphd @SarahDobby77094 @gcarinlevy @MissHeldi @Keeper85 @allisulli @PamelaTiree @Wardmans @CharOTReilly @Donna_Peach @SallyJudges @OTsinlondon @COTSSTO @CastleDaisy @amanda_stand @loobit_lou @BAOTCOT @h_parsons @Jen_OT_Student Top resources … reading

#Occhat – Occupational Interventions (Tues Mar 12th 2013)

Tomorrow’s chat is the third in our series exploring the use of occupation through the OT Process. Time to move on from assessments and planning to Occupational Interventions. Share with us occupational interventions you have used with clients (remember to maintain confidentiality). Do you use occupations as ends or means? or both? What principles are … Continue reading