THE YOUR OT TUTOR BLOG

Some short articles on important topics for occupational therapists...

Hi, Clare here...I often see recurring questions or topics come up in OT discussion boards or networking events, so I have created some short articles on some of these topics.

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If you have a particular topic or question that you'd like me to cover in a blog post, please send me your suggestion via the Your OT Tutor enquiry form and I'll add it to my list!

When I’m asked to “just write me a letter…”

When I’m asked to “just write me a letter…”

If you’re an OT working in the NDIS, chances are you’ve had this request at least once… “Can you just write me a letter for (insert random item)?” This article will outline what I do in these situatio... ...more

NDIS Tips ,OT Clinical Skills

February 12, 20246 min read

Is reflection on your clinical practice really that important?

Is reflection on your clinical practice really that important?

In this article I’ll talk you through what reflective practice is, why it is important, why it looks like no-one does it once they start working, and how you can make it part of your routine in the le... ...more

Student placements ,NDIS Tips OT Clinical Skills &OT CPD

January 15, 20247 min read

What’s a ‘good’ KPI for a New Grad OT?

What’s a ‘good’ KPI for a New Grad OT?

With the next wave of OT new grads about to start their OT careers, a popular talking point is “What is a good KPI for a new grad OT?” This article will give you some practical tips for deciding what ... ...more

NDIS Tips ,OT Clinical Skills &OT CPD

December 13, 202310 min read

What to do when your client needs everything, now!

What to do when your client needs everything, now!

You have just finished your initial OT assessment with your new client, and they have a long list of goals you will need to help them with. Where do you start? This blog will take you through 6 steps ... ...more

NDIS Tips ,OT Clinical Skills

November 13, 20237 min read

What OTs forget when it comes to CPD…

What OTs forget when it comes to CPD…

Before you go rushing to sign-up for the first course or webinar you come across that you’re vaguely interested in, here’s my thoughts on what OTs forget when it comes to CPD… ...more

OT Clinical Skills ,OT CPD

October 14, 20237 min read

How can student placements be more efficient?

How can student placements be more efficient?

There are lots of strategies you can use to try to cut down time spent on placement related admin tasks and one-on-one support for the student, while at the same time actually enhancing the placement ... ...more

Student placements

September 21, 20236 min read