Tuesday, 6 June 2017

SOTCA mock Royal College of Occupational Therapy conference tomorrow (Wed 7th June)

Next meeting: "mock COT conference"


We bring you the premier of four presentations that were successfully selected for this year's College of Occupational Therapy Annual Conference. You get the chance to hear them before the rest of the country (i.e. we're testing them out on you, please let us know what you think)!
  1. Becky Field "Identifying influences on take up of a community occupational therapy intervention for people with dementia and family carers" (data collected from VALID national occupational therapy research study)
  2. Helen Brown "Short Stay Project: critical evaluation of service user perspectives" (data collected as part of MSc project)
  3. Laura Di Bona "Occupational therapists’ research engagement: enablers and challenges" (data collected from VALID national occupational therapy research study)
  4. Nat Jones “Collaboration Aiming to build OT research and improve patient care.” (poster presenting work from the CABOT project)
Wednesday 7th June 3-5pm

Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Seminar Room 8 in the Medical School
By sharing our ideas and diverse expertise we believe we can learn from each other to improve occupational therapy service user outcomes and experiences. By talking to each other, we find out who shares the same goals and can support each other and collaborate to achieve them far more easily when we work together.

  • Hear the COT presentations before everyone else
  • News about research funding you could be eligible for and events you may wish to attend
  • Start thinking about what you could present next year
  • Loads of buzz about occupational therapy and professional development
  • Information sharing and networking
  • Sadly, no conference freebies
  • If you are presenting at conference and not on our list of presenters but want to be - get in touch!
Sheffield Occupational Therapy Clinical Academics (SOTCA) is open to any occupational therapist who shares our aims, whether you are a student, newly qualified, highly experienced, retired or anything in between. We are friendly occupational therapists who work in different health, academic, housing and social services as well as independent practice.

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