A Career in Occupational Therapy
Considering or developing occupational therapy as a career? Read on.
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There are many reasons to choose to become an occupational therapist. A key few:
Make a genuine difference to people's everyday lives - ability, meaning, roles, confidence
Work with varied groups of people - children, teenagers, adults, older people; cultural and socio-economic contrasts
Work in varied settings - hospitals, schools, the community, charities, prisons; statutory and private services
Career flexibility - to retrain and specialise within other areas of practice
This is our kind of anatomy lesson! A great advocacy image, highlighting key skills and qualities of an occupational therapist.
Graphic created by student OT Maddy Bell
(@happylittleot on Instagram) in 2022.