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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!

Waltz with us on World Stroke Day

on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. Posted in Blog

Waltz with us on World Stroke Day
Waltz with us on World Stroke Day: 7 simple steps to start dancing for health in a wheelchair, on crutches or with any disability. 

The Krysalis OT80 (2020) Celebrating Occupational Therapy

on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. Posted in News, Fresh Thinking, Blog

The Krysalis OT80 (2020) Celebrating Occupational Therapy
Eighty inspirational ways around the world in which occupational therapy (OT) has advanced or influenced brain injury rehabilitation.

How to raise resilience levels in brain injury survivors, their families and OTs

on Friday, 09 October 2020. Posted in Blog

How to raise resilience levels in brain injury survivors, their families and OTs
Riding out the storms of life takes resilience – but can we increase 'bounce back ability' in brain injury survivors, their families and OTs?

Covid19 and the Brain - A Krysalis Research Review

on Tuesday, 06 October 2020. Posted in Blog

Covid19 and the Brain - A Krysalis Research Review
Covid research from across the globe. A must read for all neuro professionals - we break the research down into a easy read format.

How to enjoy a daily dose of exercise despite brain injury

on Wednesday, 30 September 2020. Posted in Blog

How to enjoy a daily dose of exercise despite brain injury
There’s a wealth of scientific evidence showing how exercise benefits us, find out all about them here.

Keeping brain injury survivors safe when Covid-19 rules ease: how a neuro OT can help.

on Monday, 21 September 2020. Posted in Blog

Keeping brain injury survivors safe when Covid-19 rules ease: how a neuro OT can help.
Keeping in step with safety laws in the days of Covid-19 is like dancing to the Hokey Cokey - but how can we ensure brain injury survivors stay in sync too?

Occupational therapists lead an urgent global search for ‘long COVID’ rehabilitation evidence.

on Thursday, 17 September 2020. Posted in News, Blog

Occupational therapists lead an urgent global search for ‘long COVID’ rehabilitation evidence.
The World Federation of Occupational Therapists has linked arms with global researchers in an urgent hunt for evidence of effective rehabilitation of ‘long Covid’ sufferers.

World Patient Safety Day and 10 Questions a Neuro OT Should be Asking Themselves

on Tuesday, 15 September 2020. Posted in Blog

World Patient Safety Day and 10 Questions a Neuro OT Should be Asking Themselves
What are the 10 safeguarding checks neuro occupational therapists should be making on World Patient Safety Day today?

Treating yourself with compassion. Self care part 2

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Blog

Treating yourself with compassion. Self care part 2
Goals, compassion, and self-care activities within Neurological Occupational Therapy 

Neuroplasticity

Written by Claire Shipton on Monday, 17 September 2018. Posted in Blog

Neuroplasticity
Neuroplasticity: How our amazing brains can change and rewire themselves! Even after horrific injuries all is not lost, from a coma to a genius iq...

Treating yourself with compassion. Part 1

on Tuesday, 18 August 2020. Posted in Blog

Treating yourself with compassion. Part 1
Recognising the value of self-care in brain injury rehabilitation

The value of reflections

on Thursday, 16 July 2020. Posted in Blog

The value of reflections
Reflection is a continuing process that allows a person to consider, possibly alongside previous experience, both the potential or actual positive and negative outcomes relating to events, activities, or interactions.

Covid-19, brain injury and me: diary of an ABI survivor – Part 10

on Friday, 26 June 2020. Posted in Blog

Covid-19, brain injury and me: diary of an ABI survivor – Part 10
Everyone is currently learning more about their ability to adjust, be flexible and altruistic, this is also a good time to appreciate more about what living with a brain injury means.

Video gaming could stimulate six of the brains cognitive functions and provide a timely tool for neurological occupational therapists

on Friday, 17 April 2020. Posted in Blog

Video gaming could stimulate six of the brains cognitive functions and provide a timely tool for neurological occupational therapists
A new report suggests video gaming could be a means to enhance six key brain functions.

RCOT publish: Retaining the essence of occupation remotely.

on Friday, 29 May 2020. Posted in News, Blog

RCOT publish: Retaining the essence of occupation remotely.
This article, written by our clinical director and one of our clinical managers is published in the June edition of the RCOT’s magazine, OT News.
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