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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

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

#leadersforleeds- Civic leadership for our City


As many of my readers will know, I’m terrifically interested in what goes on in my City of Leeds. The event held at the Civic Hall to encourage civic leadership across the City was a great chance to meet with

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Posted in #sm4hwb, Conference, Leeds, Web 2.0

#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
This Week In Mentalists Blog  Awards 2012

I'm chuffed to bits to have been shortlisted!

Kred top 50 Health Bloggers
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  • @Cardiganiac good. Glad you. Escaped! 3 minutes ago
  • @anwen seriously. I've been angry about so many exclusions. Now, it just makes me tired and sad 3 minutes ago
  • @nebulouswonder no one complained: why would they? No other parent got phoned about room assignment options before the thing! 4 minutes ago
  • @Sasha_Taylor they've known my situation for 4 years. Why did they have to phone me and ask? I haven't suddenly become an ex-w/chair user 5 minutes ago
  • Icing on the cake? When I got there, the gate that w/chair users have to come through was locked, so I missed half of the thing anyway 6 minutes ago

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