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Falls Prevention with @clareRCGP on Twitter


Holistic care As regular readers will know, my main practice interest is in mental health, however, all OTs are trained in both mental and physical health. Providing holistic care to the people I’m working with is enhanced by this training.

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Posted in Commons, CPD, Evidence based practice, Interprofessional practice, Physical health, Twitter

Checking my cissexual privilege #transdocfail


The current situation We’ve recently been faced with our failings, as medical professionals, in the care of people who are LGBT*I. If you do a Twitter search under the #transdocfail, you’ll see how privilege and prejudice are colouring our interactions

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Posted in CPD, Interprofessional practice, Reflection, Twitter

#JoharisWindow- public, real-time CPD on Twitter


The #nhssm chat: “What are you an avatar of?” During a recent #nhssm chat, @MarkOneInFour started to explore what our presence in social media represented about our selves. We didn’t have time during the chat, but we did decide to

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Posted in CPD, Interprofessional practice, Reflection, Research, Social Media, Twitter

#Occhat Nov 20th- Using equipment to facilitate occupation


I’m in the hotseat for the #occhat Twitter discussion tonight- and it’s been a while since I was able to facilitate, so I am looking forward to it and feeling anxious about it in equal measure! Why are we looking at

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Posted in CPD, Healthcare Apps, Occupational Therapy, Social Media, Twitter, Uncategorized
Claireot

I'm an OT called Claire. I write about health, particularly mental health, and also about Social Media and Web 2.0 technology. I am particularly interested where these two fields overlap.
I believe that we all hold the potential for Recovery- let's grow together.

TWIM Blog Awards 2012
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I'm chuffed to bits to have been shortlisted!

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