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.
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.
Being a BAOT Regional Committee member helps you keep in touch with what is going on nationally and locally in occupational therapy. It's a great networking opportunity through which you can meet other OTs from around the region working in a diverse range of roles.
South West Regional Group Newsletter - Spring 2014
Access a network of likeminded occupational therapists with an interest in neurology
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.
Understand and influence your professional body.
Being involved in the Regional Committee, a BAOT local or student group not only enhances your CPD but is also instrumental at helping you understand and influence your professional body and professional issues and can be a springboard to developing your leadership within Occupational Therapy.