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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

#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

What would a “Recovery Hub” look like?


I’m currently starting to ask people in online spaces that I visit what would be useful tools for them in their recovery from periods of mental distress. I want to post a copy of some conversations going on in groups

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Posted in Commons, Occupational Therapy, Recovery

#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

#AHPNorth Conference- Just Do It!


I was fortunate enough to attend the AHP North Conference in Leeds held on 28th March 2012. We gathered from across the North of England in order to examine the role of AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) in the new health

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Posted in AHP, Conference, CPD, Interprofessional practice, Leeds, Recovery, Twitter

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
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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