Published on 15th January 2017
The College of Occupational Therapists has issued advice for OTs to pass on to their clients to keep them safe during the cold weather.
Published on 12th January 2017
Picture this. You are a permanent occupational therapist in a local authority and you decide it’s time to go locum. You’ve made your decision and so you hand your notice in. You have your leaving party, all your colleagues get you cards and presents and you say your goodbyes. Monday rolls round and it’s time to start your new locum position. Only it’s in the same authority as your permanent job was, on the same floor – in fact just 30 feet from your old team that you said goodbye to on Friday.
Published on 11th January 2017
MPs voted last night to enable the controversial ‘exemption clause’ to be reinstated in the Children and Social Work Bill.
Published on 9th January 2017
Understanding the relationship between occupation and health and wellbeing should underpin occupational therapy practice, according to the Professional Standards for Occupational Therapy Practice.
Published on 9th December 2016
Domestic abuse, mental health and substance misuse continue to be a major, and increasing, reason for involvement of children’s social care in safeguarding children, directors of children’s services have warned.