Updated: Jan 6, 2019
Anything and everything that you do!
Occupational Therapy is anything and everything we do. Its about our getting into a state of flow where we become immersed in our thoughts, feelings or activities which helps to enhance our health. Occupational Therapists use Occupations to help individuals to overcome issues with changes in abilities, physical disabilities, psychological difficulties or symptoms that illness or medical conditions can create.
What is occupational therapy?
Occupational therapy (OT) is a science degree-based, health and social care profession, regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council. Occupational therapy takes a “whole-person approach” to both mental and physical health and wellbeing and enables individuals to achieve their full potential. (RCOT definition 2018)
An Occupational Therapist is an Allied Health Professional who has a job title which is protected by the Health Professions Council, which in turn protects the clients they see for more information please look at the HCPC website https://www.hcpc-uk.org/