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WorkCover News – Private Practice UL Services

Cathy Thomas has recently completed her involvement in the WorkCover WA OT Working Group as the WAOTA Private Practice Owner's Group Representative. Please see the following information from WorkCover WA:The Group was originally...

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OT Cancer Study Day

OT Cancer Study Day

Occupational Therapy Cancer Study DayUnderstanding the Occupational Therapy role in the assessment and intervention of adult patients with a cancer diagnosis in acute and community care.Date: Friday 2nd August 2019Location: Harry...

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Honours Research Project Seeking Participants

Honours Research Project Seeking Participants

Honours Research Project We are Occupational Therapy Honours students from Curtin University in Western Australia looking for participants to take part in our Honours Research Project. As part of our final year of study, we are...

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Funding Available for Women’s Leadership Development

Funding Available for Women’s Leadership Development

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FINAL CALL: UP TO $7,000 AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Women currently working in the health care sector have a final opportunity to register their interest in a...

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OT and Lower Admission Rates Article

OT and Lower Admission Rates Article

Higher Hospital Spending on Occupational Therapy is Associated with Lower Readmission Rates Click here to view abstract Contact Info 4A 266 Hay Street, Subiaco 6008 (08) 9388 1490 (08) 9388...

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NDIS Assistive Technology Report

NDIS Assistive Technology Report

The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Assistive Technology report has tabled and is now available from the committee’s website (12th December 2018). There is a facebook page “NDIS OT Providers” for those OTs working in NDIS and...

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Use of Specialist Titles

Use of Specialist Titles

Section 117 of the National Law prohibits a practitioner from knowingly or recklessly taking or using any title that could be reasonably understood to create a belief that the practitioner is registered in a health profession or a...

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My Health Record

My Health Record

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) have provided a summary of what has or hasn’t changed to My Health Record, please click here for further information. Be Prepared for the Expansion of My Health Record This year, every...

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Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Under the National Law, a registered health practitioner must not practise their profession unless they have appropriate Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) arrangements in force. The Board may require a registrant to provide...

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