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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

Censorship, or Duty of Care? “Little Feet”, Blogging on an Acute Mental Health Inpatients Ward.


This blog is inspired by a post I have read today by @Chaosandcontrol, who blogs as Little Feet. Please do read the original post and comments in their entirety, and excuse me for quoting from it in addition. Here, Little

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Posted in Blogging, Inpatient Services, PTSD, Recovery, Reflection, Risk, Social Media, Society, Web 2.0

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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