2023 Conference Programme

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Keynote Theatre
  1. Keynote Theatre
    RCOT has a vision that people everywhere will value the life-changing power of occupational therapy. ...
  2. Keynote Theatre
    This session will examine the purposes of the Disabled Facilities Grant within housing legislation a ...
  3. Keynote Theatre
    Medicine mends us and cures us. Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy help us to help ourselves. Wh ...
  4. Keynote Theatre
    The Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF) is a non-diagnostic approach to understanding human distre ...
  5. Keynote Theatre
    The session will touch on the challenges facing systems in relation to workforce capacity, the key d ...
  6. Keynote Theatre
    The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is the key international representative of oc ...
  7. Keynote Theatre
    An overview of the OT profession through the lens of a black minority member with the privilege of b ...
Theatre 1
  1. Theatre 1
    Somerset has adopted an Optimal Handed Care programme for modernising how it provides people with ca ...
  2. Theatre 1
    This session will focus on the unmet needs of patients and healthcare professionals in supporting me ...
  3. Theatre 1
    A brief case study on Posterior Fossa Syndrome (PFS) and the importance of clinical reasoning in com ...
  4. Theatre 1
    Historically the focus of Single-Handed care has been delivered by the community review teams with t ...
  5. Theatre 1
    This is the story about a very special demography within the UK populous. As a people they have led ...
  6. Theatre 1
    Raizer lifting chairs in domestic care setting
    Project providing raizer lifting chairs to domestic care providers to prevent hospital admissionTo d ...
  7. Theatre 1
    This session will look at what is ‘necessary and appropriate’ around the purposes of the DFG, with p ...
  8. Theatre 1
    How the QCS Pool Activity Level Engagement Measure was introduced into 6 care home settings. From pr ...
Theatre 2
  1. Theatre 2
    Come and join as OH specialist OT, Jo Vallom-Smith and Nick Pahl, CEO of the Society of Occupational ...
  2. Theatre 2
    Rebecca is a Physiotherapist with a passion for complex assessment and postural care, working holist ...
  3. Theatre 2
    Tourette syndrome (TS) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition which impacts 300,000 people in the ...
  4. Theatre 2
  5. Theatre 2
    Enfield council has historically taken great pride in community engagement with its diverse communit ...
  6. Theatre 2
    An overview of the role of SCI Clinical Specialist within the Spinal Injuries Association. The prese ...
  7. Theatre 2
    In 2021, we embarked on a project to implement single handed care at the point of discharge from hos ...
Theatre 3
  1. Theatre 3
    Adaptations to the home environment play an essential part in improving the health and well-being of ...
  2. Theatre 3
    In 2003, the Occupational Therapy service in Cambridgeshire County Council TUPE'd into local communi ...
  3. Theatre 3
    The change associated with forced migration creates extensive disruption to daily life, affecting op ...
  4. Theatre 3
    Special yoga has changed the way that I meet, assess and treat children. It has given me tools such ...
  5. Theatre 3
    Leave OT Better Than You Found It
    Martina Tierney is an Occupational Therapist with over 30+ years’ wide-ranging experience including ...
  6. Theatre 3
    This presentation seeks to provide information on the use and benefits of the MODAPTS tool in occupa ...
  7. Theatre 3
    I have teamed up with Lancaster University to start a new service offering self assessments for Frai ...
Showcase Theatre
  1. Showcase Theatre
    We’re RCOT, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists. We’ve championed the profession and the pe ...
  2. Showcase Theatre
    Led by Tom Reynolds, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association with contributions from AKW, Clos ...
  3. Showcase Theatre
    Nutrition can help support health and wellbeing in later life. Explore why diet matters for positive ...
  4. Showcase Theatre
    Case Management – what’s that all about?
    An exciting opportunity to hear more about using transferrable skills to achieve great outcomes for ...
  5. Showcase Theatre
    Join Stiltz as they launch the fully wheelchair-accessible homelift, the Trio Classic L. This semina ...
  6. Showcase Theatre
    Assessing Transport for Wheelchair Occupants
    A workshop for occupational therapists and healthcare professionals, designed to guide the process o ...
  7. Showcase Theatre
    This session looks to challenge our experiences of 'expensive' and consider the long term financial ...
  8. Showcase Theatre
    Introduce the Arjo Positive Eight philosophy [i] ,defining the potential positive effects arising fr ...
  9. Showcase Theatre
    Led by Tom Reynolds, CEO of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association with contributions from AKW, Clos ...
  10. Showcase Theatre
    Exploring how home hydrotherapy pools effectively bring the hospital rehabilitation unit to your hom ...
Innovation Theatre
  1. Innovation Theatre
  2. Innovation Theatre
    The impact of posture on movement
    A brief overview of behaviour of muscles within postural management to then explore the relationship ...
  3. Innovation Theatre
    'Handling’ the bather – finding practical solutions
    Moving and handling can often feel daunting, particularly for bathing, when the perceived risks crea ...
  4. Innovation Theatre
    What local Authorities can learn from outsourcing OT assessments by Hampshire County Council
    A shared experience of working with the private sector in order to reduce OT waiting times. A summar ...
  5. Innovation Theatre
    Case Management – what’s that all about?
    An exciting opportunity to hear more about using transferrable skills to achieve great outcomes for ...
  6. Innovation Theatre
    How can we optimize rehabilitation and receive results equal to the time and energy spent? This sess ...
  7. Innovation Theatre
    CoMoveIT Smart: a new high-tech powered wheelchair steering system for people with complex movement disorders.
    This presentation elaborates CoMoveIT Smart, a high-tech head and/or foot steering system that unloc ...
  8. Innovation Theatre
    Witherslack Group provides education and care across England through its independent schools, care h ...
Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
  1. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  2. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  3. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  4. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  5. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
  1. HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
    We all know that sleep is essential to well-being – even considered ‘an occupation’ due to its impor ...
  2. HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
    We all know that sleep is essential to well-being – even considered ‘an occupation’ due to its impor ...
Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
  1. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    Hubs Mobility Advice Service - how do we keep connected in  the community?
    Operated by Driving Mobility, the Hubs Service advises on accessible transport solutions that enable ...
  2. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The Driving Assessment Experience
    Emily from Swansea, an OT student with cerebral palsy, has been able to drive and hence attend Unive ...
  3. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    Hubs Mobility Advice Service - how do we keep connected in  the community?
    Operated by Driving Mobility, the Hubs Service advises on accessible transport solutions that enable ...
  4. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The Driving Assessment Experience
    Emily from Swansea, an OT student with cerebral palsy, has been able to drive and hence attend Unive ...
Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
  1. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Bathing and attachment
    The session will explore attachment theory and reflect specifically on the impact on children with a ...
  2. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Client centred bathing
    Bathing is often overlooked as a meaningful occupation and in this session, we reflect on bathing as ...
  3. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Proportionate spending – using adaptations to reduce long term costs
    How often do you walk past a stand and think “they’re expensive so won’t be approved”?  The term exp ...
Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
  1. Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
    Reflect on the challenges Parkinson’s Disease can have on activities of daily living. Discuss the im ...
  2. Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
    Develop an understanding of the term ‘modular’ and the impact on recommendations. Consider modular p ...
NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
  1. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
  2. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
  3. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
  1. The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
    Case Manager: Factors to consider when sourcing Occupational Therapy
    Selecting an occupational therapy company as a case manager involves careful consideration and evalu ...
  2. The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
    Transitioning into Private Practice
    With 24 years working in the NHS, social care and then the independent sector, Lucy Leonard discusse ...
Keynote Theatre
  1. Keynote Theatre
    The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is the key international representative of oc ...
  2. Keynote Theatre
    OTs play a key role in the award of Disabled Facilities Grants. In this session we will go through t ...
  3. Keynote Theatre
    Social Prescribing has grown from a social movement to National Policy at breakneck speed. NHS Engla ...
  4. Keynote Theatre
    This session will examine the purposes of the Disabled Facilities Grant within housing legislation a ...
  5. Keynote Theatre
    The impact of traumatic experiences can be profound, not always obvious and often not related to one ...
  6. Keynote Theatre
    CPD and Supervision in Case Management: Quality Matters!
    This session will explore different types of CPD and supervision and examine how these might enhance ...
  7. Keynote Theatre
Theatre 1
  1. Theatre 1
    An exploration of the role and the transition from working in statutory services to working as a Cas ...
  2. Theatre 1
    Reflections on an Adult Social Care Long Covid service
    To share the experience of a team of adult social care Occupational Therapy staff working in partner ...
  3. Theatre 1
    What is quality case management?
    An overview of case management exploring how the profession has developed, the role of the case mana ...
  4. Theatre 1
    An exploration of the role and the transition from working in statutory services to working as a Cas ...
  5. Theatre 1
    It was August the 23rd, a Wednesday and I was coming to the end of my afternoon walk with my dogs. I ...
  6. Theatre 1
    Occupational formulation is a process and outcome of occupational assessment and professional reason ...
Theatre 2
  1. Theatre 2
    This presentation seeks to discuss how occupational therapists are objectively assessing their patie ...
  2. Theatre 2
    As a Health & Social Care Professional you appreciate the importance of continuously refining your p ...
  3. Theatre 2
    The experiences of a disabled newly qualified occupational therapist in the workplace. As a disabled ...
  4. Theatre 2
    Demands for Occupational Therapy services in schools, both mainstream and specialist, seem to be inc ...
  5. Theatre 2
    Using the staged model of therapy as written in the BACME therapy guide we will explore how Occupati ...
  6. Theatre 2
    Self-care for professionals: managing stress and emotions
    The session focusses on tuning into the stress response and one’s emotions to ensure that case manag ...
Theatre 3
  1. Theatre 3
    Travel training consists of a graded approach to integrate students into local communities. It invol ...
  2. Theatre 3
    The World Health Organisation says that the climate crisis is the biggest health crisis facing our w ...
  3. Theatre 3
    This session will explore manual wheelchair skills as part of spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitatio ...
  4. Theatre 3
    For over a decade many changes have been made to the size and structure of Social Services long term ...
  5. Theatre 3
    How standards can help enhance your practice
    A look at the important role standards play in shaping and guiding the work of clinicians and creati ...
  6. Theatre 3
    Therapeutic Seating in Dementia Care
    This presentation explores the challenges those living with dementia face and how individualised sea ...
  7. Theatre 3
    Sandra Brooks reflects on the importance of advocating for occupational therapy in eating disorders ...
Showcase Theatre
  1. Showcase Theatre
    Introduce the Arjo Positive Eight philosophy [i] ,defining the potential positive effects arising fr ...
  2. Showcase Theatre
    Shower Safety in the Care Sector
    This seminar focuses on the key considerations that should be kept in mind when specifying a shower ...
  3. Showcase Theatre
    Nutrition can help support health and wellbeing in later life. Explore why diet matters for positive ...
  4. Showcase Theatre
    Join Stiltz as they launch the fully wheelchair-accessible homelift, the Trio Classic L. This semina ...
  5. Showcase Theatre
    Join us to learn about the launch of our new CPD portfolio which supports you to record your CPD in ...
  6. Showcase Theatre
    This session looks to challenge our experiences of 'expensive' and consider the long term financial ...
Innovation Theatre
  1. Innovation Theatre
    CoMoveIT Smart: a new high-tech powered wheelchair steering system for people with complex movement disorders.
    This presentation elaborates CoMoveIT Smart, a high-tech head and/or foot steering system that unloc ...
  2. Innovation Theatre
    Assessing Transport for Wheelchair Occupants
    A workshop for occupational therapists and healthcare professionals, designed to guide the process o ...
  3. Innovation Theatre
    'Handling’ the bather – finding practical solutions
    Moving and handling can often feel daunting, particularly for bathing, when the perceived risks crea ...
  4. Innovation Theatre
    Case Management – what’s that all about?
    An exciting opportunity to hear more about using transferrable skills to provide achieve great outco ...
  5. Innovation Theatre
    Bariatric Seating; Not Just A Bigger Chair
    Accommodating bariatric clients is not just about getting a wider chair, this client group have uniq ...
  6. Innovation Theatre
    What local Authorities can learn from outsourcing OT assessments by Hampshire County Council
    A shared experience of working with the private sector in order to reduce OT waiting times. A summar ...
  7. Innovation Theatre
Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
  1. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  2. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  3. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  4. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
  5. Theraposture - On Stand Education - Stand H52
    Getting legs into bed – redefined
    Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist, will explore the latest approach to safe transfers into, out ...
HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
  1. HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
    We all know that sleep is essential to well-being – even considered ‘an occupation’ due to its impor ...
  2. HKD Solutions - On Stand Education - Stand K40
    We all know that sleep is essential to well-being – even considered ‘an occupation’ due to its impor ...
Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
  1. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The Power of Early Powered Mobility
    The session will increase awareness and knowledge of the benefits of powered mobility in young child ...
  2. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The role of the OT in a Driving Assessment
    This CPD session will outline the role of occupational therapists in driving assessments. It will de ...
  3. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The Power of Early Powered Mobility
    The session will increase awareness and knowledge of the benefits of powered mobility in young child ...
  4. Driving Mobility - On Stand Education - Stand A50
    The role of the OT in a Driving Assessment
    This CPD session will outline the role of occupational therapists in driving assessments. It will de ...
Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
  1. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Bathing and attachment
    The session will explore attachment theory and reflect specifically on the impact on children with a ...
  2. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Client centred bathing
    Bathing is often overlooked as a meaningful occupation and in this session, we reflect on bathing as ...
  3. Abacus - On Stand Education - Stand F25
    Proportionate spending – using adaptations to reduce long term costs
    How often do you walk past a stand and think “they’re expensive so won’t be approved”?  The term exp ...
Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
  1. Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
    Reflect on the challenges Parkinson’s Disease can have on activities of daily living. Discuss the im ...
  2. Rollz - On Stand Education - Stand D57
    Develop an understanding of the term ‘modular’ and the impact on recommendations. Consider modular p ...
NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
  1. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
  2. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
  3. NRS Healthcare – On Stand Education – Stand C53
    Guidance on prescribing and safely fitting bed side rails and bed grab handles in accordance with latest MHRA guidelines
    All attendees will receive a free, exclusive prescribing tool created by our expert team. Visit the ...
The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
  1. The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
    Case Manager: Factors to consider when sourcing Occupational Therapy
    Selecting an occupational therapy company as a case manager involves careful consideration and evalu ...
  2. The OT Service - On Stand Education - Stand D25
    Transitioning into Private Practice
    With 24 years working in the NHS, social care and then the independent sector, Lucy Leonard discusse ...

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