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Facebook 101 for health and care organisations


Health and care organisations often ask about the differences between a Page and a Profile, so here is my usual response. (TW: I use an example of someone posting on FB that they may have been assaulted later in this

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Posted in Digital Inclusion, Facebook, How-to, Social Media

#benefitscamp hack day at Westminster Hub @FutureGov


I was intrigued to see the hack day advertised through my networks, hosted by the Westminster Hub and Future Gov, and the invite list looked like it contained a good mix of people from all different walks of life. I knew I

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Posted in Digital Inclusion, Interprofessional practice, Recovery, Social Inclusion, Social Media, Web 2.0

An experiment in Social Media in Clinical OT practice Growing Together 3- Growing shoots


I’ve posted a couple of blogs about my experimental use of Social Media in Clinical OT practice (see part1 and part2). Today’s post discusses the first foray into the use of Social Media. As I discussed in the first blogs,

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Posted in Digital Inclusion, FlickR, Occupational Therapy, Recovery, Social Inclusion, Social Isolation, Social Media Surgery, Stigma

Social Media Analytics (1) Klout and Algorithims


A short post today about analysing your social media impact. Opinions vary about the usefulness of this, especially since the results are based on aalgorithims that we do not, as end users, have access to. Rumours abound on social media

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Posted in Analytics, Digital Inclusion, Klout, Social Media, Social Media, Web 2.0

Blogs for Breakfast, #blogsforbreakfast at the #loveartsleeds Festival


I am very excited to say that I am a pannelist at Blogs for Breakfast, on Thursday 13th October in Leeds, an event which is part of the Love Arts Leeds Festival. The purpose of this event is to …debate

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Posted in Blogging, Conditions in Mental Health, Digital Inclusion, Google+, Physical disability, QR Codes, Second Life, Social Media, Stigma, Twitter, Uncategorized, Web 2.0

Using Facebook to foster social interaction in older people after acquired brain injury. Anita Hamilton 2011


I have found a great example of how we can use Social Media (in this case, Facebook) to foster social engagement in older adults after acquired brain injury. A.hamilton festival of teaching 2011 View more documents from Anita Hamilton As

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Posted in Acquired brain injury, Digital Inclusion, Evidence based practice, Facebook, Occupational Therapy, Recovery, Social Isolation, Social Media

Excuse me, I think I just did a MOOC.


I stumbled across this description of a MOOC when reading this OT blog last week. Blimey. I thought. That’s what I’ve been looking for. In fact, that’s what I’ve been doing! In fact, I haven’t. Not by a long chalk.

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Posted in Blogging, Digital Inclusion, Evidence based practice, Facebook, Learning Disabilities, Occupational Therapy, Physical disability, Reflection, Social Inclusion, Social Media, Social Phobia, Stigma, Web 2.0

Leeds Social Media Surgery #leedssms


 Fantastic night at the second Leeds social media surgery last Tuesday (02/02/10). As usual, learned so much from the fantastic surgeons there, ( including @dysconnection, @dsugden) but as always, for every question answered I have a host of new questions….. Why

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Posted in Digital Inclusion, Leeds, Occupational Therapy, Recovery, Reflection, Social Inclusion, Social Media, Social Media, Social Media Surgery, Society, Web 2.0
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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  • @Wild_Rodent yep. It's not comfortable being able to hear the reasons why those WoC didn't come back to another meeting (for example) 1 hour ago
  • @altemissian thank you! 1 hour ago
  • @Wild_Rodent I agree, but it's hard when things are written specifically to settle scores, but published in MSM. Flavia, case in point 1 hour ago
  • @Wild_Rodent it's not possible as long as "real world harm" is being perpetuated against women. 1 hour ago
  • @Wild_Rodent but it's funny how ppl who say that don't see the "real world harm" they cause to women through their bigotry, ain't it? 1 hour ago

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