Disability within Occupational Therapy, other Health Professions, and their attitude towards it.

I am told when I was born there was a complication which meant I did not get the oxygen I needed to my brain, resulting in a disability namely Cerebral Palsy or a Hemiplegia which affects the right side of my body, with weakness and limits my range of movement.  Later when struggling with readingContinue reading “Disability within Occupational Therapy, other Health Professions, and their attitude towards it.”

Advice on how to get a band 5 OT Job

So I read @OTtwehy post for her #OTalk on the 29th of October, preparing for OT interviews, and @clissa89 also asked me to write a post ready for this talk as a person who as interviewed on many an occasion. (Mostly band 5’s) I first want to go back to the Emerging OT Student ConferenceContinue reading “Advice on how to get a band 5 OT Job”

Reflection on #Otalk about OT and Politics

I grew up with a family heavily involved in politics, Childhood memories are of Labour Party meetings and barbecues happening at the house.  Both my parents have been local councilors in their time. My brother was equally as passionate about politics doing his degree in politics. However I only joined the party after the lastContinue reading “Reflection on #Otalk about OT and Politics”