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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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.
Represents one of the country's most diverse areas
With several specialist hospitals and a multiplicity of other hospitals and 33 local authorities we need your help to develop a dynamic regional organisation
There are vacancies on the regional committee and we also need BAOT local groups and local BAOT/Unison stewards to attend the regional BAOT/Unison stewards' forum.
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Welcome to the profession and your professional association
During your time as an occupational therapy student you are going to unpick the interesting array of theories and approaches that provide the evidence base to our work.
We promote high standards of occupational therapy practice within the field of learning disability by supporting networking and sharing expertise, latest techniques and new information with our local and national OT network
We organise educational events, act in an advisory and consultative capacity, and provide updates on developments in national policies affecting learning disability services.
We are a proactive group who are passionate about promoting the profession
The West Midlands Regional Group help members network and support the professional development and practice of all the members in the region
We discover creative and practical solutions in an enjoyable and productive atmosphere by sharing innovations, disseminating information within the region and raising issues which matter to the BAOT members in the West Midlands.
Local groups in the West Midlands:
If you are interested in local groups in your area, please contact your regional committee.