Final year placement in a non-traditional setting: initial impressions

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Final year placement in a non-traditional setting: initial impressions. Emma Craig and Faith Ang Level 4 students Glasgow Caledonian University. Occupational Therapy and Social Enterprise. Placement task : - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Final year placement in a non-traditional setting: initial impressions Emma Craig and Faith AngLevel 4 students Glasgow Caledonian University Occupational Therapy and Social EnterpriseFurther research on occupational therapy role in health promotion.Stop talking amongst ourselves and start telling others about what we do!Look beyond the NHS!Placement task :Develop an occupational therapy led service proposal that will enhance the service currently offered at the placement site

18 days on site

Placement Setting: Lambhill Stables Promotes social inclusion and healthy lifestyle through health promoting activities and employment training opportunities.

Offers occupational, recreational, educational training and employment opportunities.

Community-owned Development Trust and registered charity that serves isolated and disadvantaged communities in North Glasgow.

3Educational ImpactSuitable learning environment to explore beyond traditional roles

Promotion of:

student initiative

self-directedness

responsibility

Benefits of Non-traditional PlacementsBuilds professional identity

Allows room for innovation

Development of future roles

Increase knowledge about the role of voluntary sector in the community

Do you not want to say anything about future roles for OTs here ?

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What Now??Further research on occupational therapy role in health promotion.Stop talking amongst ourselves and start telling others about what we do!Look beyond the NHS!