#OTalk Transcript

Healthcare social media transcript of the #OTalk hashtag. (). See #OTalk Influencers.

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Laura Loxley @laura_loxley
RT @OTalk_: 5mins - who's joining in tonight? #OTalk https://t.co/7VdvJo5Lct
OTalk @otalk_
Hi all this is @OT_rach on the #otalk tonight, say hello, and don't be afraid to ask if you get lost.
OTalk @otalk_
Thanks to @billboard who is hosting, tonight. Here is a quick reminder of the house rules , #OTalk https://t.co/4mloiXEWRw
OTalk @otalk_
And don't forget the #otalk (only 1 t) in all your tweets so others will see them. You don't want to be on my naughty step
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Hello folks! Hope you guys are ready for today's #OTalk.
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
#OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
Thanks to @BillWongOT who is hosting, tonight. Here is a quick reminder of the house rules , #OTalk https://t.co/jxrHntX9f2
Clarissa @geekyot
RT @OTalk_: And don't forget the #otalk (only 1 t) in all your tweets so others will see them. You don't want to be on my naughty step
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BillWongOT: Hello folks! Hope you guys are ready for today's #OTalk.
OTalk @otalk_
Welcome #OTalk https://t.co/KECRITe8zo
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@OTalk_ I'm here! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
And as I said last week... any kind of comment/feedback on it is welcome, since I choose to put my content out there for discussion #OTalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@OTalk_ @OT_rach Hi there - I'm joining tonight on my iPad so hope I can keep up! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@CortRachael Hello! #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
@carrie_sant Welcome #OTalk
Michele Morgan @michelemorganot
@OTalk_ hello! #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BillWongOT: And as I said last week... any kind of comment/feedback on it is welcome, since I choose to put my content out there for di…
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
#OTalk hello
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
So I guess I will start with my first question. Have any of you work in a nursing home/home health or any setting w/ elderly? #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Continuation of Q1. If you have not, share your experiences when you are around older family members? #OTalk
Becky Evans @bevans_ot
@OTalk_ Listening in today! #OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
Question 1 #OTalk https://t.co/k023UZfzrU
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
So q1. Is really a long question. I put it in 2 tweets. #OTalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT I have visited care homes both as a carer and as an OT #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT And I regularly visit elderly people in their homes #otalk
Ryan Thomure @arthomure
@BillWongOT I work in geriatric home health! #OTalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
Evening all! I've got a cuppa but also still working so will prob mostly be just watching tonight's chat unfold... #OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
Part 2 of question 1 #otalk https://t.co/6ipv33wQTG
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
And for my answer, I obviously am working in nursing home setting. Now I just recently transferred to one with less older patients. #OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BillWongOT: And for my answer, I obviously am working in nursing home setting. Now I just recently transferred to one with less older p…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Before working in nursing home, my extensive encounters with elderly are at church. #OTalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@BillWongOT I work currently work in older people's mental health. Occasionally visit people in care homes but more usually in own home #OTalk
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#OTalk I have elderly parents who live 4 hours drive away. https://t.co/J8IOISZUnA
Becky Evans @bevans_ot
@BillWongOT Had a placement in an activity day program, which was mostly older adults recovering from stroke #OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
And what was your observations #OTalk https://t.co/JH71Oh2bL2
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
#OTalk not in a NH but in various acute and community settings
OTalk @otalk_
RT @NorwoodThreads: @BillWongOT I work currently work in older people's mental health. Occasionally visit people in care homes but more…
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BEvans_OT: @BillWongOT Had a placement in an activity day program, which was mostly older adults recovering from stroke #OTalk
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
I have, I worked as a HCA in a nursing home before my OT days #OTalk
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RT @Scrumpess: #OTalk not in a NH but in various acute and community settings
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@OTalk_ Good question- I never thought I would end up in geriatrics when I was qualified, I did not really take much notes of their issues. #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT I have an elderly grandparent who lives alone who is still active for his age but struggles to find suitable occupations! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT I have an elderly grandparent who lives alone who is still active for his age but struggles to find suitable o…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Q2. Have any of your perceptions about elderly/aging changed once you started OT school? #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @CortRachael: I have, I worked as a HCA in a nursing home before my OT days #OTalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
#OTalk it can be difficult when discharging from hospital if a patient can't go home and scary for the person
OTalk @otalk_
Great observation skills there Bill. Was the church accessible? Were the wooden pews hard to sit on? #otalk https://t.co/Ndhp7H6gX4
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT I have more awareness of the value of continuing to engage in meaningful occupation and its impact on health and wellbeing #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@OTalk_ We recently went through renovation of the parish hall's bathrooms to make them accessible. #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
Really interesting - do our occupational interest as we age? #otalk https://t.co/xSuYEaxeJ3
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Question 2 #otalk https://t.co/qbnOHdxppk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@OTalk_ For those who have mobility issues (e.g climbing stairs), the communion wine and bread will come to where they are instead to altar. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT I have more awareness of the value of continuing to engage in meaningful occupation and its impact on h…
Emma Cavanagh @emmaotstudent
#OTalk I spent many years working in a nursing/residential home. During my time there I never met an Occupational Therapist 🙁
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BillWongOT: @OTalk_ We recently went through renovation of the parish hall's bathrooms to make them accessible. #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
RT @BillWongOT: @OTalk_ For those who have mobility issues (e.g climbing stairs), the communion wine and bread will come to where t…
Louise @norwoodthreads
@BillWongOT Some older people at my church remind me of my pts. I have to try not to use what my husband calls my 'talking to patients' voice! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
To answer my own question- the first thing was realizing that I don't have my youth forever. Must make life meaningful! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @EmmaOTstudent: #OTalk I spent many years working in a nursing/residential home. During my time there I never met an Occupational Therap…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @NorwoodThreads: @BillWongOT Some older people at my church remind me of my pts. I have to try not to use what my husband calls my '…
OTalk @otalk_
Hi @ailieturton welcome but you need to use the # #otalk in very tweet so people can see what your saying! https://t.co/Qu99v3N5sm
Susan Windeatt @mooartdotcom
@OTalk_ #Otalk Good Q - have had older adults tell me they miss services for sensory reasons (cannot see/hear) even if mobility access ok https://t.co/OrxgZtxQm1
OTalk @otalk_
Very sad to hear that #OTalk https://t.co/WcVd0y3HRl
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Another thing was that I eliminated the stereotype of nursing homes are for people 65+! #otalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@EmmaOTstudent not a clinical area I'm familiar with. Is this common? #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT Agreed! I am much more aware of making the most out of my life whilst I have good physical and mental health and that this can change #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT Agreed! I am much more aware of making the most out of my life whilst I have good physical and mental h…
Ryan Thomure @arthomure
@BillWongOT Good takeaway. I realized that many/most of my patients used to be as active as I am. U can't just exercise your way out of aging! #OTalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@BillWongOT And keeping active - really notice the difference between my patients who have and this who haven't #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@BillWongOT i did a placement (pre OT degree) in a residential home #otalk
Susan Windeatt @mooartdotcom
#OTalk Q1 - I had an emerging role student placement in a nursing home. It was extremely challenging.
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant Yes- so aside from my life's bucket list, I also have a career one. #otalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@Scrumpess @EmmaOTstudent Hi there, remember to use the #otalk hashtag, otherwise your tweets won't show in the chat :)
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @arthomure: @BillWongOT Good takeaway. I realized that many/most of my patients used to be as active as I am. U can't just exer…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @NorwoodThreads: @BillWongOT And keeping active - really notice the difference between my patients who have and this who haven't #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
a tad late.. but here for #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @kerri_schOT: @BillWongOT i did a placement (pre OT degree) in a residential home #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
I think it's the most simple adaptations or considerations that enable people to still participate and feel included #otalk https://t.co/D5zyBvqV4N
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT I have more awareness of the value of continuing to engage in meaningful occupation and its impact on h…
Clarissa @geekyot
@mooartdotcom What did you find particularly challenging? #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
Yes it's not just the elderly that needs nursing care! What other conditions /health issues have you seen #OTalk https://t.co/9zFue43Lzz
Clarissa @geekyot
@kerri_schOT Better late than never :) :) #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Last thing- for older folks who live good full lives, got to be appreciative of their presence to provide life lessons. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@BillWongOT just how meaningful occupations are to elderly people #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: I think it's the most simple adaptations or considerations that enable people to still participate and feel include…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT What's in your career plan @BillWongOT? I have just applied for my masters! 😳 #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
Welcome #OTalk https://t.co/GuHc3BFgwj
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@EmmaOTstudent @BillWongOT such a shame, but a regular occurrence I think #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant Yes- and some people access to church via transport services! They are much needed! #otalk
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@OTalk_ They have activity co-ordinators on low pay but could do with an OT assessing clients' functional levels to check they can take part #OTalk
Ryan Thomure @arthomure
@NorwoodThreads @BillWongOT But at the same time, many patients of mine who led extremely active lives have ended up with physical difficulties regardless. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant I crossed off one item recently- getting to go to all major OT conferences at least once- RCOT, AOTA, CAOT, and Australia. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant I will transition into academia. Now... not yet! #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@BillWongOT @carrie_sant #otalk we spend so much of our lives in work, we definitely need a career bucket list as much as a personal one!
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ They have activity co-ordinators on low pay but could do with an OT assessing clients' functional levels to…
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#Otalk Having graduated, I have more understanding of my parents occupational needs but frustrated they're not well met by local services https://t.co/HOKc86B8y4
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@BEvans_OT @BillWongOT this sounds like a really interesting setting to work in #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Scrumpess: @BillWongOT @carrie_sant #otalk we spend so much of our lives in work, we definitely need a career bucket list as much as a…
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT Agreed! I am much more aware of making the most out of my life whilst I have good physical and mental h…
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @NorwoodThreads: @BillWongOT And keeping active - really notice the difference between my patients who have and this who haven't #OTalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT I have found younger people living in nursing homes are rarely happy or satisfied with their environment and qol #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @OTalk_: Yes it's not just the elderly that needs nursing care! What other conditions /health issues have you seen #OTalk https://t.co/…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Switching gears now, how would you define aging in place in a tweet? #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
Interesting point! #OTalk https://t.co/y0LV2htlbp
Louise @norwoodthreads
@arthomure @BillWongOT True. I wasn't clear - sorry - I didn't just mean physically active, but meaningfully engaged - family/community/hobbies etc. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
#otalk https://t.co/W7Wvdew6uo
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@Scrumpess @BillWongOT Going to start writing mine now! #OTalk #inspired
OTalk @otalk_
Why do you think this is @carrie_sant ? #OTalk https://t.co/25ktDkoFGz
OTalk @otalk_
Question 3 #otalk https://t.co/EGMdw2eNDT
Susan Windeatt @mooartdotcom
@GeekyOT #OTalk Everything! Maybe finding meaningful occupation in an environ where engagement with own care is minimised by nursing needs https://t.co/BxpeP6DH3i
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@bobcollinsOT Agreed! So many services offering different things but nothing is joined and difficult to know what's out there or how to access! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant True- but sometimes they are stuck there. 🙁 One time I had a patient who ended up in 1 cuz her boyfriend shot her while pregnant. #otalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@bobcollinsOT I find this really frustrating too! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @bobcollinsOT Agreed! So many services offering different things but nothing is joined and difficult to know what's…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @mooartdotcom: @GeekyOT #OTalk Everything! Maybe finding meaningful occupation in an environ where engagement with own care is min…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@OTalk_ Reasons they have given are feeling socially isolated, lack of activities and not feeling as though they belong there #otalk
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@OTalk_ @carrie_sant Maybe because of the lack of meaningful activity. Sometimes a client focussed creative approach is needed - not a one size fits all #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @OTalk_ Reasons they have given are feeling socially isolated, lack of activities and not feeling as though they belong th…
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@carrie_sant @BillWongOT #otalk let us know how it goes. Always good to hear them to get inspiration to think slightly more out of that box! We are OTs after all!
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT There should be a wider range of living environments and care packages available to meet individual needs #otalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@carrie_sant @bobcollinsOT And just when you find something perfect out there the funding is cut/volunteer retires or moves away! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @carrie_sant: @OTalk_ Reasons they have given are feeling socially isolated, lack of activities and not feeling as though they belong th…
OTalk @otalk_
We are halfway through tonight's #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
My own answer- abilities to participate in meaningful activities at places they desire to belong at no matter what. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @BillWongOT There should be a wider range of living environments and care packages available to meet individual needs #ota
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ @carrie_sant Maybe because of the lack of meaningful activity. Sometimes a client focussed creative approac…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT Or your particular client can't access due to their funds, transport, physical health /mental health or other barriers! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT Or your particular client can't access due to their funds, transport, physical health…
Becky Evans @bevans_ot
@kerri_schOT @BillWongOT It was, but certainly more focused on recreational therapy than OT, I think 6-1 RT-OT, w/approx 60 clients/day...not all had OT #OTalk
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@OTalk_ Q3: Maintaining a holistic active lifestyle within one's capability #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Just to note- the reason why I made question 3 because my TEDx content reviewers had trouble understanding what it is. #OTalk #advocacy
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ Q3: Maintaining a holistic active lifestyle within one's capability #OTalk
Natalie @ot_natalie
@BillWongOT & this is where the OT can help - to provide opportunities for all to engage in meaningful activity throughout all ages 😁 #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @ot_natalie: @BillWongOT & this is where the OT can help - to provide opportunities for all to engage in meaningful activity throughout…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
RT @ot_natalie: @BillWongOT & this is where the OT can help - to provide opportunities for all to engage in meaningful activity throughout…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ Q3: Maintaining a holistic active lifestyle within one's capability #OTalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
#OTalk Aging in place=maintaining our occupations & identity in an environment that allows us to continue to flourish as an individual
Ryan Thomure @arthomure
@carrie_sant @BillWongOT @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT Yes! I work a couple different neighborhoods and some ppl will buy anything I tell them might improve their lives, some just can't. #OTalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
Sorry running late, hi everyone, just catching up #OTalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@OTalk_ I think ageing in place has to include aging in relation to a persons time, culture and environment as all this will play a huge part #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @arthomure: @carrie_sant @BillWongOT @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT Yes! I work a couple different neighborhoods and some ppl wi…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Scrumpess: #OTalk Aging in place=maintaining our occupations & identity in an environment that allows us to continue to flourish as an…
OTalk @otalk_
RT @carrie_sant: @OTalk_ I think ageing in place has to include aging in relation to a persons time, culture and environment as all…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @OTalk_ I think ageing in place has to include aging in relation to a persons time, culture and environment as all…
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@arthomure @BillWongOT @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT I find the same. For some people the smallest barriers are too large whilst for others there are no barriers they cannot overcome! #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
RT @Scrumpess: @BillWongOT @carrie_sant #otalk we spend so much of our lives in work, we definitely need a career bucket list as much as a…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant @OTalk_ Definitely! I don't work in home health. But I can imagine more so when I go to an elderly person's home. #otalk
Natalie @ot_natalie
@carrie_sant @OTalk_ Potential for an 'ageing in place' model there 😉 🤔 👏🏻 #OTalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@arthomure @BillWongOT @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT I am doing a coaching course to help me help people identify how to move past their perceived barriers #otalk #career goals @BillWongOT
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@carrie_sant @arthomure @NorwoodThreads @bobcollinsOT Yes- I soon realized that for some folks, even a step in stairs can take a lot out of them. #otalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@carrie_sant @OTalk_ Could you expand on this? Sounds like an interesting thought! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @ot_natalie: @carrie_sant @OTalk_ Potential for an 'ageing in place' model there 😉 🤔 👏🏻 #OTalk
OTalk @otalk_
For us British OT's bill what do you mean by home health? #otalk https://t.co/5IIFGCldFx
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT @OTalk_ It can be incredibly difficult not knowing what you will be walking in to and incorporating so much into an initial ax! #otalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@ot_natalie @carrie_sant @OTalk_ Does anyone have suggestions for further reading re ageing in place? New term to me #otalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@carrie_sant @OTalk_ my experience is that the physical and social environment are key to supporting identity & engagement #otalk
OTalk @otalk_
RT @GeekyOT: @ot_natalie @carrie_sant @OTalk_ Does anyone have suggestions for further reading re ageing in place? New term to me #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@GeekyOT @OTalk_ I often find the perception of old age is to sit in a chair and be taken care of and so they do - regardless of whether they need to #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Q4. What have you identified at your home that you think might be needed to improve your/your family's abilities to age in place? #OTalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@GeekyOT @OTalk_ Or culturally family are expected to care for older relatives - again regardless of their needs #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ @carrie_sant Maybe because of the lack of meaningful activity. Sometimes a client focussed creative approac…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@OTalk_ It's an outpatient service where some patients might receive rehab services 2 or so times a week. #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@GeekyOT @OTalk_ And whether in a NH, CH or own home has a massive impact on 'how' someone ages because of all we have discussed #otalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ do you think culture is changing? #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @CortRachael: @OTalk_ Q3: Maintaining a holistic active lifestyle within one's capability #OTalk
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#OTalk This is a key issue. When resources aren't available we have to help people help themselves with preferred futures and setting goals! https://t.co/tg0qWztGAH
OTalk @otalk_
Oh ok, #OTalk thanks https://t.co/nAPfqERK60
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @ot_natalie: @BillWongOT & this is where the OT can help - to provide opportunities for all to engage in meaningful activity throughout…
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RT @bobcollinsOT: #OTalk This is a key issue. When resources aren't available we have to help people help themselves with preferred f…
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@GeekyOT @OTalk_ @ot_natalie @carrie_sant Yes, I'd like to know more as its new to me. I've heard of active ageing #OTalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ #otalk it is the same as when patients come in to hospital and autopilot in to pjs! So many "norms" that need ending #endPJparalysis
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @GeekyOT @OTalk_ Or culturally family are expected to care for older relatives - again regardless of their needs #otalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@BillWongOT do you have a definition of ageing in place? #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @Scrumpess: #OTalk Aging in place=maintaining our occupations & identity in an environment that allows us to continue to flourish as an…
OTalk @otalk_
Question 4 #otalk https://t.co/z7w7bYVxRr
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@Nnikki_Duffy I did it earlier. I purposely did not throw jargon into that definition. #otalk
bob collins @bobcollinsot
@BillWongOT @carrie_sant 😮 #Otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@Nnikki_Duffy @GeekyOT @OTalk_ Yes...I work with tech for older adults and it is becoming more popular as the recognise it's role in maintaining independence #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@Nnikki_Duffy I did not use jargon because I think it's important for us to have a definition that public can understand. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@Nnikki_Duffy And we also discussed what our definitions are in earlier question. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@BillWongOT access to property for sure #otalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ Yes! I often hear "it's just part of getting old" even though it doesn't have to be/isn't necessarily what they want to be doing #OTalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@BillWongOT I'll have a scroll down and look :) #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Answer to my own question- stair lift (to access upstairs), rearrange downstairs (if both parents have mobility issues in future) #otalk
Emma Cavanagh @emmaotstudent
Communities sticking together. Local shops, post offices, banks must not close down #OTALK
OTalk @otalk_
Only 10 minute left of tonight's #OTalk
Philip Mason @pjmasonot
@BillWongOT "Technology" is a tool that many elderly don't have access or skills to use. Given many benefits it offers we need to change this #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @EmmaOTstudent: Communities sticking together. Local shops, post offices, banks must not close down #OTALK
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#OTalk My parents have moved to a city centre location and my dad can still get to the betting shop; his very most meaningful occupation! https://t.co/4NAr0INoaX
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@BillWongOT Planning for the future! My parents will need to move at some point or will struggle to remain in their own home. #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@NorwoodThreads @GeekyOT @OTalk_ But then some people can be the exact opposite and fight age every step of the way! #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@NorwoodThreads @carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ #otalk or the phrase "don't get old love, it isn't fun" It is often followed up with "well come on then, how can we make it fun?"
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @bobcollinsOT: #OTalk My parents have moved to a city centre location and my dad can still get to the betting shop; his very most…
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@OTalk_ A new sofa with support to provide upright seat position to reduce risk of back problems which may restrict activity levels later #OTalk
Philip Mason @pjmasonot
@BillWongOT Benefits of accessing services, reducing isolation, shopping, entertainment etc etc #OTalk
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#OTalk and my Mum has just started Tai Chi to help improve her posture, alignment, breathing etc. as well as meet her spiritual needs😀💚 https://t.co/4NAr0INoaX
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @pjmasonOT: @BillWongOT Benefits of accessing services, reducing isolation, shopping, entertainment etc etc #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @bobcollinsOT: #OTalk and my Mum has just started Tai Chi to help improve her posture, alignment, breathing etc. as well as meet h…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@bobcollinsOT For me, my parents don't have to worry about community things much. Church and markets are close by! #otalk
Natalie @ot_natalie
Q4: I think the benefits for pt + family in advance care planning for future scenarios regardless of age or condition are important #OTalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@Scrumpess @carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ Yes! #OTalk
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When my 96 year old nan was in a care home- she talked about the other residents as 'old' she was one of the oldest people there!! #OTALK https://t.co/cv0N1xjE8U
Louise @norwoodthreads
@carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ Absolutely! #OTalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@pjmasonOT @BillWongOT hopefully technology which imbedded into everyday objects that is intuitive. #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@OTalk_ Love it! Age is just a number!! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Last but not least question- any feedback and comment of this "historic" TEDx talk for our profession? 🤓 #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Nnikki_Duffy: @pjmasonOT @BillWongOT hopefully technology which imbedded into everyday objects that is intuitive. #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@BillWongOT #otalk close by networks. Whether family, friends, church, social groups. Things to give people a purpose to get up, get out & stay active
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @OTalk_: When my 96 year old nan was in a care home- she talked about the other residents as 'old' she was one of the oldest…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @ot_natalie: Q4: I think the benefits for pt + family in advance care planning for future scenarios regardless of age or condition are i…
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#OTalk 5 minute warning! Any final thoughts?
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
For those of you who are new to #otalk, why I say historic because it's the first time anyone in OT who has done TED twice! #otalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@pjmasonOT @BillWongOT and continues to support someone to maintain there daily routines that reinforces roles and identity. #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@ot_natalie agree! My own family were all discussing worries about my grandad and planning his future...I was the only one who asked him! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Nnikki_Duffy: @pjmasonOT @BillWongOT and continues to support someone to maintain there daily routines that reinforces roles and identi…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @ot_natalie agree! My own family were all discussing worries about my grandad and planning his future...I was the o…
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RT @carrie_sant: @ot_natalie agree! My own family were all discussing worries about my grandad and planning his future...I was the o…
Elena Nichols @elenanichols_
RT @kerri_schOT: @BillWongOT just how meaningful occupations are to elderly people #otalk
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@ot_natalie Turns out he had his own plans which definitely didn't fit in with what was being discussed! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @carrie_sant: @ot_natalie Turns out he had his own plans which definitely didn't fit in with what was being discussed! #otalk
Louise @norwoodthreads
@kerri_schOT @BillWongOT Including access to property that will accept beloved pets #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @NorwoodThreads: @kerri_schOT @BillWongOT Including access to property that will accept beloved pets #OTalk
Natalie @ot_natalie
@carrie_sant I think it can be such a hard conversation to have but definitely one that is worth having whilst that person can communicate ideas #Otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
@BillWongOT #otalk #otalk its a great achievement and helps to drive the OT message. We need more! :)
Carrie Sant @carrie_sant
@ot_natalie I just don't think it had occurred to anyone else to actually ask him - OT way of thinking maybe? #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
My own take away when I prepared this presentation was- it's quite shocking to know that there is a younger crowd in nursing home! #otalk
Philip Mason @pjmasonot
@Scrumpess @NorwoodThreads @carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ It's concerning the amount of people I meet who consider inactivity an inevitable part of aging. Occupational deprivation is rife #OTalk
BUY FOLLO₩ERS :hri @yam_dennis
RT @OTalk_: When my 96 year old nan was in a care home- she talked about the other residents as 'old' she was one of the oldest…
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RT @BillWongOT: My own take away when I prepared this presentation was- it's quite shocking to know that there is a younger crowd in nursin…
Elena Nichols @elenanichols_
@BillWongOT Currently working in a Care of the Elderly ward-love listening to their life stories! Hate the time restrictions of an acute setting #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Scrumpess: @BillWongOT #otalk #otalk its a great achievement and helps to drive the OT message. We need more! :)
Emma Cavanagh @emmaotstudent
I think planning for the future has never been more important. No matter what age we are #OTALK
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
Another takeaway was- we can't take our youth for granted! It's never too early to think about aging! #otalk
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That's it times up!! Thanks @BillWongOT for hosting and all you lot for joining in. #OTalk this is @OT_rach signing off
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@BillWongOT there's so many things you have to think about which we take for granted! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @EmmaOTstudent: I think planning for the future has never been more important. No matter what age we are #OTALK
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @pjmasonOT: @Scrumpess @NorwoodThreads @carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ It's concerning the amount of people I meet who consider i…
Jive Local @jivelocal
RT @EmmaOTstudent: Communities sticking together. Local shops, post offices, banks must not close down #OTALK
Philip Mason @pjmasonot
@elenanichols_ @BillWongOT Engaging them in their life stories is my favourite thing to do to. Especially when story links to their personality/habits/routine #OTalk
Rachael Cort-Wright @cortrachael
@BillWongOT @OTalk_ Agree and I think that their social and interest needs are often over looked #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @CortRachael: @BillWongOT @OTalk_ Agree and I think that their social and interest needs are often over looked #OTalk
Clarissa @geekyot
@OTalk_ @BillWongOT @OT_rach Thanks to both of you for tonight's chat! And of course to all other participants :) #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
@carrie_sant @OTalk_ so true ❤️😌#otalk
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RT @GeekyOT: @OTalk_ @BillWongOT @OT_rach Thanks to both of you for tonight's chat! And of course to all other participants :) #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
RT @pjmasonOT: @Scrumpess @NorwoodThreads @carrie_sant @GeekyOT @OTalk_ It's concerning the amount of people I meet who consider i…
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
@GeekyOT @OTalk_ @OT_rach Using my own content for media club is always interesting! #otalk
Nichola Duffy @nnikki_duffy
@elenanichols_ @BillWongOT I often get to hear a resilience in that lived experience #humbling #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTRL @billwongot
RT @Nnikki_Duffy: @elenanichols_ @BillWongOT I often get to hear a resilience in that lived experience #humbling #otalk
Emma Cavanagh @emmaotstudent
Thank you to the hosts and my fellow tweeters. Another informative #OTALK
bob collins @bobcollinsot
#Otalk Agreed this is a great achievement and more Occupational Therapists should follow your lead. First item on my career bucket list? 💚😀 https://t.co/ojAIoC6JJT
Elena Nichols @elenanichols_
@pjmasonOT @BillWongOT Agreed it's so interesting! So much more depth to a person than what you see #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schot
RT @GeekyOT: @OTalk_ @BillWongOT @OT_rach Thanks to both of you for tonight's chat! And of course to all other participants :) #otalk
Hannah Silcock @scrumpess
Always good to be part of an #Otalk to get a bit of inspiration and drive back in to OT and their professional goals from passionate OTs :)
Stacey Abraham @staceyabraham15
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