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Special Needs: The King of All Writing Instruments

We hope this post will touch and improve the lives of some of our fans who care for or know someone who has a child with special needs. 136 more words

Family

March OT finds: Robobear to replace human caregivers, brain controlled wheelchair AND MORE...

March has been a wind – down kind of month for me, all things returning back to normal after the hype from the festive season. I had the last christmas chocolate today, the one that noone wanted, and that made it real. 905 more words

Occupational Therapist

Pd2ot Becomes an Occupational Therapist.

I miss blogging. I could make excuses about my lack of posts being due to being busy at work, but that wouldn’t fully explain it. When I first started writing I had so many ideas to explore and I made time for the blog. 1,243 more words

Personal Reflections

Case study: House of whacks

Background:

Paramedics found him on a floor in a house that was a right mess; filthy, cold and dirty. They had documented that he had poor mobility; actually his chosen method of mobility was crawling. 987 more words

Occupational Therapist

The thing about Complex Discharge Planning: An introduction to effectiveness

Complex discharge planning (CDP) was just another essential skill listed for this job when I applied for it. I was in Australia at the time, in a cushy job providing an OT service in a private setting. 919 more words

Occupational Therapist

Equip-share: Telecare products in the UK

I recently completed an in-service on Telecare to refresh and inform my colleagues of the current products available in the UK market. For a while now, I have been meaning to update my equipment knowledge in this domain because we are beginning to see many more patients with cognitive impairments admitted for acopia. 608 more words

Occupational Therapist

The truth about Telecare: Implications for OT

When I first came across the term ‘Telecare’ I thought that the word was a combination of telephone + care, therefore Telecare. So I had this notion that it was care over the phone. 1,497 more words

Occupational Therapist