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OTs encouraged to participate in World Occupational Therapy Day

The day provides an opportunity for OTs to promote and celebrate the profession.

Published on 2nd October 2017

Occupational therapists in the UK are being encouraged to participate in World Occupational Therapy Day 2017, set to take place on Friday 27th October.

The World Federation of Occupational Therapists has announced that this year’s World Occupational Therapy Day will have the theme “Inform, Inspire, Influence”. The day is an opportunity for OTs to promote and celebrate the profession.

The World Federation of Occupational Therapists is the international voice of the occupational therapy profession which globally comprises of 92 national occupational therapy professional organisations. World Occupational Therapy Day is the opportunity to heighten the visibility of the profession’s development work and to promote the activities of WFOT locally, nationally, and internationally.

Occupational Therapy Day was first launched on 27th October 2010.

The WFOT is also partnering with OT4OT to deliver the free online learning event (OT Virtual Exchange) spanning over 8 hours and 11 speakers on the 27th October. Find out more about the scheduling of this event. 

Promotional materials are available here.

Occupational Therapy Week in the UK is 6 - 12 November 2017 and there are more details here.

 

 

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