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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

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

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
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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