Professional Resources

BAOT/COT provides resources relating to different areas of occupational therapy practice and to support professional development.

This section provides a range of practice and CPD resources to support your journey from student, to new graduate and consultant OT.
The Areas of Practice section contains detailed information on long-term conditions; mental health; older people; children, young people and families; and personalisation. The information included in these sections will be of interest to service commissioners as well as occupational therapists.
These professional resources support the development of knowledge, skills and behaviours that promote and protect the wellbeing of service users, their carers, and the reputation of employers and the profession.
BAOT members also have access to a dedicated professional enquiries service and a wide range of industrial relation services provided by UNISON.

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New resource pack to support OTs on hospital discharge

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 12:06
A new resource pack has been launched to advise OTs on hospital discharge. ... Read more

Recovering Ordinary Lives: COT wants your views about Impact, Progress and Next steps

Fri, 09/08/2013 - 15:18
Due to feedback from members, COT would like to produce... Read more

Consultation on professional indemnity cover proposal

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:26
The HCPC has launched an eight-week consultation on the... Read more

Students: when should you upgrade to BAOT professional member status?

Mon, 29/04/2013 - 14:47
The transition from student life to practising... Read more

NICE accreditation marks milestone for the profession

Mon, 18/02/2013 - 10:41
NICE has awarded accreditation to the College of... Read more
  • Friday 14th November 2014 - Saturday 15th November 2014


    UK This is an advanced course for OTs working with children. This course will equip you to assess young people, using standardised assessments and clinical obs. You will be able to positively support children and their families...

  • Friday 26th September 2014 - Saturday 27th September 2014

    Dyspraxia UK

    This is an advanced course for OTs. This course will equip you to assess clients, using standardised assessments and clinical obs. You will be able to positively support your clients in college, university and the workplace...

  • Friday 12th September 2014 (All day)

    Aimed at occupational therapists who provide services to individuals with sensory processing difficulties, this Masterclass presents models of sensory intregration theory, examines how their application meets the personalised therapy outcomes of...

  • Tuesday 22nd July 2014 (All day)


    This conference will provide an opportunity to hear about the latest research related to reablement and to find out how to measure it's success. Delegates will also hear from employers who are are using reablement services to...