Each month we focus on a specialist area of occupational therapy and invite one of our experts within that field to share their knowledge and insights.
In the third instalment of our Educational Series for charities we focus on the Disable Facilities Grant for major home adaptations, providing foundation knowledge and exploring how it can be used to help beneficiaries.
In this first instalment of our Educational Series for charities we start with an introduction to Occupational Therapy, providing context to future topics in the series and explaining when occupational therapists should be involved in grant provisions.
“Use it or lose it”, this is the fundamental conclusion of recent neuroscience studies, with the concept of neuroplasticity underpinning a new paradigm in rehabilitation. Literature highlights that in children, neuroplasticity capacity is at its highest and young children experience critical periods for brain development which rely on the interaction and input from their environments. Early intervention to facilitate this in children is key.
Alex Lewis is a quadruple amputee and The OT Practice’s Brand Ambassador. He is a leading campaigner and champion of independent living for those who have experienced life-changing limb difference. He recently visited our HQ in Hook to meet the team and update us on some of his latest projects.
Now that our diaries are quickly filling up with events once more, Aaron, our Client Relationship Manager for Case Management and Charities is looking forward to catching up with Case Managers across the UK.
In January, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) kickstarted 2022 with the announcement of their new strategy, values and brand. We’ve brought together members of our team to share their thoughts on the strategy and highlight how this reflects our own company vision.
Tina is an expert Paediatric Occupational Therapist, she specialises in Sensory Integration and over the last year has helped many children with developmental delays. In this article, Tina shares her experiences of delivering remote therapy and shifting her focus onto coaching parents and carers.