The May/Jun 2018 issue of The OT Magazine out now. Read on to find out what’s in store this issue and how to get a copy.

In this issue columnist Kate Sheehan calls on you to help defend occupational therapy’s position in the healthcare sector.

We explore the relationship between OT and gardening.

Sarah Welsby gives us an insight into a day in the life as an OT working within a Rapid Response Unit.

Learn about the 3D printers who change people’s lives every day.

The gloves are off as OT Charles Delve takes the fight against Parkinson’s into the ring.

We explore the importance of maintained hydration in those living with dementia, plus discover how Japan treat dementia in their growing elderly population.

Meet the Band of Builders, the tradesmen transforming the homes of their colleagues in need.

Fancy A CUP-O-T? We explore supporting young people with mental health conditions in rural areas.

The paediatrics section explores supporting children through difficult hospital procedures through the medium of play, SpecialKids adaptive clothing and how board game Dungeons and Dragons can become real-life intervention.

A cut above the rest, learn how a stand-up wheelchair is helping one hairdresser make the cut.

We find out more about OTs role in the fire department.

Discover how boccia isn’t just a funny word with Sport For Confidence. 

Jacqueline Webb explain the role of their Experts when writing a Care Expert report.

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