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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

#MindTech- Thoughts and Reflections


This post discusses the recent Mind Tech Unconference, a transcript of the back channel discussing the day can be found in my previous post http://claireot.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/mindtech-the-unconference-grabchat/ There are several issues that I immediately wished to comment on, namely, commissioning criteria in the

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Posted in AHP, Anxiety, Commons, Conference, CPD, Depression, Evidence based practice, Inpatient Services, Recovery, Reflection, Social Media

What should be included in a #MedEdMOOC? Social Media in Continuing Professional Development


After previously considering what a MOOC for OT, and indeed for healthcare should look like, I am delighted to report that plans are underway to develop the first MOOC for Healthcare Professionals and other interested people, and the name chosen

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Posted in CPD, Evidence based practice, Reflection, Risk, Social Media

An Experiment in the use of Social Media in Clinical OT Practice: Growing Together (1) Planting the seed


As a mental health OT, and an advocate for delivering services for people through multiple channels (including the use of Social Media), I am sometimes challenged as to how and why this is possible or indeed, desirable. The identified risks

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Posted in Evidence based practice, Inpatient Services, Occupational Therapy, Recovery, Risk, Social Inclusion, Social Media

Inpatient’s Smoking Rights- Join the Debate #inpatientssmoking


Today I want to blog about the effect of reading this link, supplied by the excellent Marion Janner, founder of Star Wards. Star Wards is a scheme developed to address the simple changes that can be made in order to

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Posted in Addiction, Conditions in Mental Health, Evidence based practice, Inpatient Services, Reflection, Risk, Society
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.

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