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
  • Monday 21st September 2015 (All day)


    Facilitated by Thérèse Jackson, Consultant Occupational Therapist for Stroke in NHS Grampian, this Masterclass will provide an evidence based review of occupational therapy for the assessment and treatment of adults...

  • Monday 23rd March 2015

    The Master class will enable delegates to start or develop this area of their paediatric OT service by:

    • Increasing their knowledge on how to support children and young people with special needs who require access to digital...
  • Thursday 12th February 2015 (All day)


    This Masterclass gives delegates a greater understanding of how the term ‘bariatric’ is defined and measured as well as of the various body types and their clinical and functional implications. Delegates will learn about...

  • Thursday 20th November 2014 (All day)


    Disabled Living

    FREE exhibition for children, young adults with disabilities & special needs, their families, carers & the professionals who support them.135 exhibitors: update your knowledge on equipment products...