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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

Social Media and the Medical Profession


I have followed with interest an excellent reflective post by Anne-Marie Cunningham, who wrote about some “overheard” Tweets from doctors, who were using language that some people could be offended by. “The terms used were ‘labia ward’ and ‘birthing sheds’

Posted in Blogging, Evidence based practice, Facebook, Reflection, Social Media, Social Media, Stigma, Twitter, Uncategorized

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

Google+ has arrived


First of all, let’s get one thing straight. I am very conflicted about Facebook. On the one hand, I dislike their ownership of my content, their constant default privacy settings that are too public and I have to go in

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Posted in Facebook, Google+, Occupational Therapy, Recovery, Reflection, Social Media, Stigma, Web 2.0

Web 2.0 applications for OTs


Well, during my usual mooching around online I happened across this blog http://frederickroad.blogspot.com/2009/09/education-in-changing-environment.html As you can see, the fab OTs at Salford are way ahead of me in terms of looking into the use fo web 2.0 for developing their

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Posted in Blogging, Facebook, Occupational Therapy, Reflection, Second Life, Social Media, Twitter, 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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