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How and when to source a children’s Occupational Therapist

Paediatric occupational therapy is a specialism of the profession where the OT is able to assess and treat the physical, mental and cognitive aspects of a child’s development. They look at the whole child to facilitate and support them and their family to achieve maximum independence and access the opportunities within the world around them.

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A professional’s guide to paediatric spinal injury

An OT can support a child that has experienced a spinal injury in all stages of their rehabilitation journey. This guide gives an overview of how Occupational Therapists can provide holistic assessments, treatments and advice to maximise independence and quality of life.

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A professional’s guide to static seating

This guide aims to provide insight into why and when a seating assessment should be commissioned. Additionally it provides information on how correct seating can be used within rehabilitation and the key factors considered within an assessment.

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A professional’s guide to training

This guide has been written for professionals commissioning training services from one of our OT’s. The author, Louise, explains the different styles of training that occupational therapists can offer and how we tailor each programme to meet the client’s individual circumstances.

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A professional’s guide to functional rehabilitation

What is Functional Rehabilitation? In this guide, Rachael explains how a functional OT assessment, learning about a client's personal goals, and a realistic treatment plan, can help a client achieve their optimum level of participation in daily activities.

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A professional’s guide to neurological occupational therapy services

This guide has been put together to assist Case Managers understand the services an occupational therapist with a neurology specialism can offer a person with neurological impairments.

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A Professional’s Guide to Moving & Handling

This Case Manager guide explores moving & handling assessments, the impacts of poor techniques and what to expect from a risk assessment and handling management plan.

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Case Manager's Lunch & Learn Sessions Launched

Case Managers and their colleagues who would like to learn more about Occupational Therapy, can now book a lunch and learn session with The OT Practice.

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FAQs for Case Managers - Moving & Handling

A selection of the most commonly asked questions by Case Managers about Occupational Therapy Moving & Handling.

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A professional’s guide to Vocational Rehabilitation

In this professionals guide Anthony Yuill explains the fundamental principles that underpin vocational rehabilitation intervention. He explores potential solutions to ensure that clients can remain at, or return to, meaningful employment following a progressive diagnosis or traumatic injury.

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A professional’s guide to Housing

In our professionals guide to Housing, Caroline Pomeroy provides her expertise and experience of adapting existing properties to ensure they meet clients and their families current and long term housing needs as well as advice on what to look for if sourcing a property to adapt.

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A case manager's guide to occupational therapy

What can OT help with? What qualifications should they have? How do I know if the report is of a high standard? These are all questions that case managers are faced with when occupational therapy is needed by their client. Victoria has provided an expert insight using her OT and case management background into these common questions.

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A professional's guide to Hand Therapy

Helen Griffiths explains when a hand therapist referral might be appropriate and the process that they would go through. Clarifying when a hand therapist can help, she explains how advancing technologies have made splint provision easier in the community.

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A professional’s guide to assistive technology

In this article we explore the clinical governance, uses and benefits of assistive technology. A widely used term but what does it actually mean and how can it be used to benefit your clients?

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