Published on 26th February 2018
Adults with Parkinson’s disease should be referred to occupational therapy services, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has stated.
Published on 22nd February 2018
Every service user using adult social care should be treated as an individual, new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence concludes.
Published on 7th February 2018
The National Audit Office has slammed the Department of Health and Social Care for failing to support a sustainable social care workforce.
Published on 24th January 2018
The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers got wider last year, the King’s Fund has warned.
Published on 30th October 2017
Occupational therapy should be utilised to enable people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour to live at home, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Published on 16th October 2017
Over half of local authorities expect to overspend on their adult social care budget by almost £21 million each, a survey has revealed.
Published on 18th September 2017
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Published on 5th September 2017
As locum occupational therapists are being asked to re-register with The Health and Care Professions Council, some of you will be chosen for an audit of Continued Professional Development. As part of the re-registration process, 2.5 per cent of OTs will be selected at random to have your CPD profiles audited. Here are exclusive tips from the HCPC for completing your CPD profile in case you are one of the selected OT’s.
Published on 21st August 2017
The government’s Mental Health Workforce Plan has been criticised for failing to include allied health professionals and social workers.
Published on 4th August 2017
The mental health workforce is set to expand by 21,000 new posts, the government has announced.
Published on 14th July 2017
The current social care system is having a ‘dehumanising and isolating effect’ on older and vulnerable people, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists has warned.
Published on 21st June 2017
Occupational therapists are being urged to join a campaign to highlight the value of occupational therapy in social care.