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We are passionate about neurological rehabilitation; our neuro OT blog has been designed to help us share our collective wisdom to influence, educate and spark moments of discussion and reflection.

If you are interested in, or have been affected by brain injury, if you are passionate about occupational therapy, brain injury and neurological rehabilitation you are very welcome… come on in and join us!

Saddling up for a once-in-a-lifetime career ride with neuro occupational therapy.

on Sunday, 18 July 2021. Posted in Blog

Saddling up for a once-in-a-lifetime career ride with neuro occupational therapy.
“It was the first time in the history of ever that I’ve cried at work. It was amazing to watch her, not needing any help.” 

Occupational therapy without harm: Stop the World - it’s time to get up and save it!

on Monday, 12 July 2021. Posted in News, Blog

Occupational therapy without harm: Stop the World - it’s time to get up and save it!
“No region, country or community is immune to the health impacts of climate change."

7 steps to a diverse occupational therapy practice

on Monday, 12 July 2021. Posted in News, Fresh Thinking, Blog

7 steps to a diverse occupational therapy practice
Diverse OT: When R.E.S.P.E.C.T. isn’t the only way to spell out a solution to race inequality in occupational therapy. 

SASNOS scale detects challenging behaviour after brain injury

on Thursday, 08 July 2021. Posted in Fresh Thinking, Blog

SASNOS scale detects challenging behaviour after brain injury
When is challenging behaviour linked to brain injury? Here’s a Welsh way for neuro OTs and brain injury survivors to find out. 

Data champions needed in OT

on Friday, 09 July 2021. Posted in News, Blog

Data champions needed in OT
No more “Data? Doh!” moments, OTs! Be champions in the war against outdated occupational therapy services.

What’s on in July 2021? Occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation events

on Wednesday, 30 June 2021. Posted in News, Blog

What’s on in July 2021? Occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation events
We’ve rounded up some of the main events on offer this month for anyone interested in occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation – as a service provider or user!

Me, Myself, The OT

on Sunday, 20 June 2021. Posted in News, Blog

Me, Myself, The OT
Neuro occupational therapist, Jo Bresi-Ando on her role with Krysalis and the UK’s lack of minority ethnic OT's

Aphasia and occupational therapy: cracking communication codes in Aphasia Awareness Month.

on Monday, 14 June 2021. Posted in Blog

Aphasia and occupational therapy: cracking communication codes in Aphasia Awareness Month.
As the global aphasia community marks Aphasia Awareness Month this month, here’s a round-up of the latest occupational therapy-linked research into the communication disability that affects over 350,000 people in the UK.

Passion and potential: from the NHS to independent practice

on Friday, 11 June 2021. Posted in News, Fresh Thinking, Blog

Passion and potential: from the NHS to independent practice
From NHS to independent neuro OT: Krysalis director, Jo Throp reflects on the influencers that have shaped her 24 year career journey within this “life changing” profession.

Robot assisted stroke rehabilitation and the research funding crisis

on Monday, 31 May 2021. Posted in News, Blog

Robot assisted stroke rehabilitation and the research funding crisis
I, Rob-OT “does not compute”: the rise of the machine in post-stroke occupational therapy and the funding power-cut causing its malfunction.

Diverse OT: Being a male OT in a profusely female OT world.

on Monday, 31 May 2021. Posted in Blog

Diverse OT: Being a male OT in a profusely female OT world.
Occupational therapy is a balancing act, but are the profession’s minority male OTs walking the high wire alone?  

What’s on in June 2021? Occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation events

on Monday, 24 May 2021. Posted in News, Blog

What’s on in June 2021? Occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation events
We’ve rounded up some of the main events on offer this month for anyone interested in occupational therapy, brain injury and neurorehabilitation – as a service provider or user!  

Astronauts and neuro occupational therapy: It's action for brain injury week 2021

on Sunday, 16 May 2021. Posted in News, Blog

Astronauts and neuro occupational therapy: It's action for brain injury week 2021
Blasting through black holes of isolation for brain injury survivors in Action for Brain Injury Week 2021.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: nature-based interventions for brain injury and mental well-being.

on Sunday, 09 May 2021. Posted in Blog

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: nature-based interventions for brain injury and mental well-being.
Are we digging nature-based neurorehabilitation? In Mental Health Awareness Week, we get to the grassroots of ecotherapy and its blossoming outcomes for brain injury survivors. 

Occupational therapy in prisons - the battle to help brain injured people behind bars.

on Thursday, 22 April 2021. Posted in Blog

Occupational therapy in prisons - the battle to help brain injured people behind bars.
Brain injury within the UK’s criminal justice system is up to five times higher than in the general population – a shocking disparity that leaves countless questions begging.
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