13th May 2014 – ‘OT Bread and Butter’


Rachel (@OT_Rach) will be hosting an #OTalk on 13th May 2014 at 8pm BST (click this link to check your local time) about occupational therapy core skills. She would like to use tweets from the chat to inform a presentation at the OT Show this year.

If you don’t want your tweets to be used in this way, please contact Rachel before/during the chat to let her know. 

OT Bread and Butter

I have been approached to present at the OT show this year, in thinking about what to present, I decided on occupational therapy in acute psychiatry as that is my”bread and butter” having worked in this area for most of my career to date.

This saying “bread and butter” got me thinking more about what is the bread and butter of OccupationalTherapy and is this practiced within acute mental health.

Firstly what does bread and butter mean? Below is a dictionary definition

Bread and butter


1. (modifier) a means of support or subsistence…

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Published by otrach

Clinical Lead OT, working within acute and rehab mental health, 1/7th of the Otalk team. Lived experience of disability. All views expressed here are my own.

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