The Occupational Therapy Show will be taking place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd November at the NEC, Birmingham (Hall 9 and 10). The show has evolved and grown to become the UK’s largest source of CPD hours, as well as the UK’s largest trade exhibition for OTs. This is going to be THE BIGGEST and BEST show to date – don’t miss out!
With under a weeks to go until The Occupational Therapy Show 2018, time is running out to secure your place. Registration is completely free for all qualified occupational therapists and can be completed online at www.theotshow.co.uk/dbh. There will be even more learning and networking opportunities for everyone to utilise and we look forward to seeing you there!
Here’s a quick run down of what you can expect…
- The Big Debate Sponsored by AKW Some Local Authorities question whether OTs are still needed for Bathroom Adaptations – are they right or wrong?
- GDPR Compliance in Occupational Therapy Practice, presented by Freddie Baker
- Let’s Explore the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM), presented by Sue Baptiste
- Reducing out of area placements in mental health: the role of OT, presented by Keir Harding
- Single-handed care: solution, salvation or poisoned chalice?, presented by Micheal Mandelstram
- How to use the law to improve equipment provision for disabled children, presented by Carrick Brown
There will be CPD galore at the event once again. Hours of accredited CPD will be available for every Occupational Therapist, helping everyone with their personal development plans.
The trade floor is set to host hundreds of suppliers and sets the perfect platform from which to discover the very latest products, technologies and materials in the profession. Chat to the product experts, hear the opinions and experiences of colleagues and make the most of onstand learning to ensure you get the very most from the floor.
Among the exhibitors are: AKW, Arjo, Etac R82, Handicare, Invacare, Otolift Stairlifts, Prism Medical and Sunrise. You can also see all the NEW Product Launches that will be at the show by visiting www.theotshow.com/new-product-launches.
Associations and Societies
You can also meet up with representatives from leading OT associations and societies to find out more about the membership benefits available. Those in attendance will include: BHTA, DLF, National Back Exchange, NAEP, PMG and RCOT.
For anyone looking to give something back this November, key OT charities will also be on hand to give you all the information and motivation you need. Don’t miss Variety, The Children’s Charity, Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, Versus Arthritis, formerly known as Arthritis Research UK and many more all located on the exhibitor floor.
The OT Show Awards are also back for 2018! On Wednesday evening, Jen Gash from OTcoach will be hosting the prestigious Awards ceremony for teams, trade representatives and lecturers to enjoy with drinks after.
If you are looking for new and updated products for your clients then The Housing Adaptations Trail is for you. Head over to the website to see all the education sessions and to see the exhibitors in the Trail.
Back once again is The Paediatric Trail. If your specialist area is in paediatrics, or this is an area of interest, then this is for you! Head over to the website to see all the education sessions and the exhibitors in The Paediatric Trail.
The Poster Zone
The OT Show will once again have The Poster Zone available on both days. It is located in The Poster Zone area. Visit www.theotshow.com/posterzone for all the information on The poster zone.