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Game On!

It is becoming less common to see a child playing a board game in this day of technology, where video games, iPads and phones with game apps are everywhere. 472 more words

Early Childhood

A life-course perspective necessary to improve the health of older adults

Dorota Chapko is a PhD candidate in Public Health at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and a graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a double-major in Brain & Cognitive Sciences and in Anthropology. 414 more words

A&A Journal

"Soft" skills - what are they? how do we do them?? why do we do them???

The “Backing soft skills” campaign launched last year by MacDonald’s and Niace (now known as Learning and Work Institute) identifies soft skills and recognises the importance of these in gaining employment: communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, time and self-management, independent learning, decision-making and initiative-taking, taking responsibility.  1,185 more words

Best Practice

13 Truths About PR ― How Many Do You Believe In?

In celebration of 2016* marking the 110th anniversary of PR, this article is the first in a series of reflections on the profession and its practice. 771 more words


OT Models: Applying theories in practice

The OT process is when we apply the theories of occupation in an ordered way to a practical situation. Many different models of the OT process have been developed, and they each attempt to guide a therapist through the stages of applying occupational theory to a practical client situation. 193 more words

Occupational Therapy

‘A welcome with tea and cake’: Making the most of your care home GP

Aileen Jackson is a senior project manager for the dementia and diabetes programmes at the Health Innovation Network (HIN), the Academic Health Science Network for South London  401 more words


Article review: “A qualitative study of referral to community mental health teams in the UK: exploring the rhetoric and the reality” by Chew-Graham et al (2007)

CMHTs (Community Mental Health Teams) provide specialist care to people experiencing mental health crises, as well as ongoing primary care support for people with chronic mental health conditions with the aim to prevent admittance to secondary or tertiary health care. 554 more words

Occupational Therapy