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An ode to the passing of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act (Wales)

Ruth Crowder, Policy Officer Wales/Swyddog Polisi Cymru at the College of Occupational Therapists, discusses an ode to the passing of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act. Follow Ruth 45 years ago a private members bill became the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act (1970). It may not have a title that we all feel … Continue reading

Promoting the Power of Occupation

Karin Orman, Professional Practice Manager for the College of Occupational Therapists discusses Promoting the Power of Occupation. Follow Karin. The College‘s message is very clear- occupation plays a central and unique role within the profession. Over the last year the professional advisors from the College have been visiting the BAOT regions to deliver a roadshow … Continue reading

Integration of Care – Opportunities and Challenges

James MacDaid,  Public Affairs Officer for the College of Occupational Therapists discusses Integration of Care – Opportunities and Challenges. Follow James Intro The health, social care and well-being needs of many people are complex, interrelated and often long standing. People may require carefully planned, co-ordinated and delivered interventions from a number of different groups working … Continue reading

A Hung Parliament

Every poll you look at, if you take notice of such things, say a hung parliament is assured when the political dust settles in the small dark hours of Friday morning The coalition governing the UK for the last five years was the result of the Conservative Party gaining the largest number of MPs at … Continue reading

A guilty political secret

Meet Sara Petela, a brand new member of the COT team. She has something she would like to share with you… I have a guilty secret. Before I tell you, I should probably introduce myself. My name is Sara and I am the new Public Affairs Officer for the College of Occupational Therapists. I’ll be … Continue reading

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