We promote best practice in occupational therapy within the specialty of trauma, orthopaedics, and rehabilitation of amputees.

COT Specialist Section - Trauma and Orthopaedics provides a forum for occupational therapists and occupational therapy staff that have an interest in upper and lower limb prosthetics and rehabilitation.

We are a dedicated Specialist Section of occupational therapy staff that is passionate about older peoples’ independence, well-being and choice.

We provide professional and clinical information on all aspects of occupational therapy practice related to older people. We have a responsibility to keep abreast of relevant professional, practice, policy and legislative developments and issues. Our members include occupational therapy staff from both physical and mental health services for older people.
 

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Long Term Conditions (LTC) Forum National Conference

Information on research and development related to Older People

Specialist Sections are required to comply with research governance requirements

Specialist Sections are required to comply with research governance requirements as per mechanisms put in place by the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) since June 2005.
 

Access a network of likeminded occupational therapists with an interest in neurology

COTSS NP Membership
We encourage members with an interest in neurology to join because it will give you access to a network of likeminded occupational therapists via the website and through our regional groups.
 

Become a member of COT Specialist Section - People with Learning Disabilities and network with occupational therapists working in field of learning disabilities.

Membership gives you the opportunity as a BAOT member to join a national network of Occupational Therapists working in the field of learning disabilities. Membership also gives you opportunity to contribute to learning disability practice by sharing developments of your practice. Get support from our committee and regional representatives.

Summary of Consultation Responses to the Interdepartmental Review of Housing Adaptations Services in Northern Ireland

Submitted by cmiller on Thu, 10/04/2014 - 11:55

The review team offer their sincere thanks to the consultees for the comprehensive responses received for this consultation - over 300 pages of feedback were received in total.

 

A concise 23 page summary report is available at:

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OT Sight Loss Consultant Appointed

Submitted by cmiller on Thu, 10/04/2014 - 11:43

COTSSH - Housing are delighted to hear of the inspired appointment of an OT sight loss consultant by the Thomas Pocklinton Trust.

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Housing’s position statement on consultation drafted for The National Executive

Submitted by cmiller on Thu, 10/04/2014 - 11:06

A COT SS Housing position statement on the consultation has been drafted on behalf of the National Executive by Jacquel Runnalls (Co- opted member for Accessible Housing and Accessible Design):

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Government's Housing Standards Response

Submitted by cmiller on Thu, 10/04/2014 - 10:56