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Annual OT Week Breakfast

Date: Friday 28th October 2022

Time: 7am – 9am

Location: Pagoda Resort & Spa, 112 Melville Parade Como


Keynote Speakers:

Emma Gee – OT and Stroke Survivor

As an Occupational Therapist and Stroke Survivor, Emma will relay her own journey to date. She will share her insights as a therapist and her newfound client perspective as a recipient of many of the services and care in managing her own chronic condition. She will draw on her own experience to highlight the importance of improving person-centred practice and adopting a more consumer-driven approach.

The keynote will enable the participants to reflect on their own practices and determine areas that may impact on the ability to be person-centric in their roles. In facilitating the session, Emma will refer to her memoir – “Reinventing Emma” to reinforce her messages. She will ultimately challenge the participants to “really put themselves in another’s shoes” aiming to improve community awareness, education and person-centred care.

Annette Barton OAM – Lessons learnt from OT through the ages

Annette is Head of the Department Occupational Therapy at Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals. She is responsible for the administration, the strategic direction, the management of human resources involving over 100 staff, the control of financial and physical resources and oversight of performance of Occupational Therapy Services, the Patient Appliance Centre and Home Care.

Recently Annette was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to Occupational Therapy. Annette will reflect on her occupational therapy career discussing the lessons learnt and provide professional insights that are important to consider at the various stages of an OT career.


WAOTA Members $45
Student Members $38
Non-Members $60

If you have any dietary requirements or would like to be seated at a specific table with someone, please note this on your online booking under ‘Additional Information’. For group bookings please ensure to include name of person with the dietary requirement.

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Proudly supported by our silver sponsors 

OT Week Breakfast Flyer

OT Week Breakfast Email Banner available from info@waota.com.au

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors for supporting our breakfast:

Platinum sponsor: Unicare Health
Gold sponsors: Motobility, eBikers
Silver sponsors: Glide Products, Guild Insurance, Edith Cowan University
General sponsor: Canterbury Concepts     Donations: Fremantle Spirit Company