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19th - 20th March 2025
NEC, Birmingham

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Unlocking Independence: Occupational Therapist's at the Heart of Community Reintegration

21 Mar 2024
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Healthcare Professionals

Delving into the heart of community reintegration for mental health service users. Addressing a pressing question: How do OTs play a pivotal role in empowering individuals for successful community reintegration? This session explores the transformative impact of OT interventions, emphasising practical strategies to facilitate independence post-treatment.

Key Highlights:

Importance of Specialised Placements:
Unpacking the significance of tailored supported living for maximum recovery.
Spotlight on types of specialist placements catering to individuals with forensic backgrounds.
Navigating the unique challenges and solutions in these specialised settings.

OTs as Architects of Independence:
Understanding the specific interventions that OTs employ in the community reintegration process.
Real-world case studies showcasing successful outcomes through targeted OT support.
Practical advice on fostering autonomy and adaptive skills for daily living.

Strategic Partnerships for Holistic Care:
Collaborative efforts between OTs, families, and support networks in crafting personalised community reintegration plans.
The role of strategic partnerships in ensuring seamless transitions and sustained well-being.
Building a network that nurtures long-term success in community living.

Practical strategies for OTs to enhance their role in community reintegration.
Insights into the importance of specialised placements for patients with forensic backgrounds.
Actionable advice on forging collaborative partnerships to support holistic recovery.

Jenny Okolo, Occupational Therapist - SASA Health