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The Day the Loneliness came.... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education I saw this article in one of the Sunday papers a few months ago now (October 2014) - it moved me then as it still does. It  featured Bob, a widower who had written a ... Read on »
Occupational Therapy in the Media by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This week's tv schedule showed two  prime time programmes engaging with Occupational Therapists. The Great British Bake Off for Comic Relief showed a very small - but per ... Read on »
Good Luck to our applicants for the full time BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education At the moment we are at one of the busy times within our undergraduate admissions cycle with the process of interviews and selection. I am always heartened by both the ... Read on »
"No place to be ending but somewhere to start...." by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education There has been much publicity recently about the work of the charity PlayList for Life and their work encouraging the use of personally meaningful music on iPods in the ... Read on »
Bell Ringing and Occupational Therapy by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE Read on »
A Gremlin check by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Hello Our blog appears to have rogue sentences appearing over our posts. This is annoying and I am trying to use my (limited) technical ability to resolve. If anyone has ... Read on »
Values Based Recruitment by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education At the moment we are at one of the busy times within our undergraduate admissions cycle with the process of interviews and selection. I am always heartened by both the mo ... Read on »
Test..... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education just testing - we seem to have gremlins that I can't seem to get rid of unless I post a new post - so am justing posting this as a test for now... more posts to follow soon ... Read on »
Of dancing and the importance of acceptance.... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Following an earlier post I wrote back in 2012 about Gareth Malone and his choirs and the link between engagement in occupation and wellbeing (http://frederickroad.blogspo ... Read on »
Of dancing and the importance of acceptance..... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Following an earlier post I wrote back in 2012 about Gareth Malone and his choirs and the link between engagement in occupation and wellbeing (http://frederickroad.blogspo ... Read on »
Transitions from unhealthy to healthy behaviour- a personal journey by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education   "If one does not believe in one's capability to perform a desired action, one will fail to adopt, initiate and maintain it". Schwazer:  Health Action process Appro ... Read on »
Engaging in occupation through adversity....... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Last evening I sat down to watch the Proms at the BBC - a performance of  Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2 - one of my favourite pieces (think - "Brief Encounter" ). ... Read on »
Hitting the target....but missing the point? by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education There has been much debate, discussion and speculation about the impact the Mid Staffordshire public enquiry and the subsequent Francis Report is having and will continue ... Read on »
COT Annual Conference ---- and Occubuzz by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Today sees me trying to return to "normality" following 3 days in Glasgow for the COT annual conference. Sarah and I were in attendance having had a number of abstracts a ... Read on »
Reminiscing ..... how about you? by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education My student room 1980  Having recently taken on the role of Admissions Tutor I have been learning the ropes as I go along and also considering what, if any, changes we ma ... Read on »
Is it 4 months already?....... by Angela H. Occupational Therapist Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Wow!! Almost 4 months since our last blog post - our apologies if you have been visiting the blog and hoping to read and engage with new posts. I have no specific reason ... Read on »