Motivation Needed

I need to start my essay….. where is my motivation….?

Placement Week 8? 9?

I’m losing track of which week I am in with my placement. Time seems to be really marching on. So what have I been up to….

I spent the day with the Stroke Nurse. This was really really interesting, and to a certain extent I thought what she did was really OT-ish. Chest Heart [...]

Third Placement Info: Eldery Admissions

So I can be grateful that this placement will at least be in the same city in which I live, but it doesn’t sound sexy does it?

However, it might surprise me, and after all the majority of all healthcare provision is with people over the age of 60, so it will probably give [...]

Second Placement Info: Mental Health

So, last night I finally sat down and wrote a wee intro letter to my second placement, and double checked arrangements like accommodation etc. I’m slowly reconciling myself to the idea that I didn’t get the placement that I wanted, it would have been great to get a placement near my mum’s house, no [...]

Placement Week 7

So, this weeks placement was ok but not great.

I had a visit to the Mobility Centre, which was ok. I got to play around on wheel chairs and see all the great facilities they had. But my feeling was that it wasn’t really OT or if it was it was so focused on [...]