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Keir Harding @Keirwales
#Otalk evening people ☺
#OTalk @OTalk_
#otalk hosted by @SamOTantha https://t.co/6pR0bIQXgV OT and the General election.say hi if you're online. @GillyGorry on the account tonite
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Hey everyone looking forward to tonights talk, lots of questions and cant wait for a good discussion. Ill get started #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
What policies do you think will have the biggest impact on the future of occupational therapy? #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
happy #OTalk Tuesday everyone!
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
Hello folks! #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
Please be mindful of your professional code of conduct and respectful of others views during the chat #otalk I will try to remain neutral
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@SamOTantha The ongoing privatisation of the NHS. #otalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
Evening everyone #otalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Good evening. Student here from @OTLeeds. Looking forward to this. Strong opinions I'm sure! #OTalk
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
hi everyone #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
hey everyone, happy #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
Hi everyone! Looking forward learning about matching professional identities with political ones! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha In US right now, whether Obamacare gets repealed is one in many OT's mind right now. #otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
#OTalk good evening all.
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha Privatisation of NHS, NHS funding especially lack of in mental health, PIP / benefits reforms, social care budgets... #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
massively!! #otalk https://t.co/nFw1KfP12f
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
agreed, this will be one of the biggest challenges in the near future for our profession and our service users #OTalk https://t.co/MNODT2dIcd
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha And in my setting, good o' medicare usually... and also private insurances in terms of reimbursement. #otalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
What services are provided and who by. Also funding. #OTalk https://t.co/P1VAPikOMR
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Evening all tweeting from Carlisle tonight as I'm here ready for @RCOTNYRegion #RcotNY17 conference tomorrow. #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Lauren_OT: @SamOTantha Privatisation of NHS, NHS funding especially lack of in mental health, PIP / benefits reforms, social care budgets... #OTalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
At least in the @otalk_ account! #OTalk https://t.co/lXofcpxv7a
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Lauren_OT working in mental health I have seen so many service users living on the poverty line due to delays and cuts for PIP #OTalk
#HelloMyNameIs Carolyn @CeeCeeOT
@SamOTantha Also the withdrawal of NHS bursary #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
@BEvans_OT @SamOTantha @GillyGorry great to have you. focus on the paper if you need to! #otalk
Katherine @katherinea1989
RT @Keirwales: @SamOTantha The ongoing privatisation of the NHS. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OT_rach @RCOTNYRegion Good luck! Enjoy the conference! #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
Moving from Wales to England has been eye opening. So much focus on getting services recomissioned thus Less on pts. #otalk https://t.co/e4XGSeRZnk
RCOT N&Y Region @RCOTNYRegion
RT @OT_rach: Evening all tweeting from Carlisle tonight as I'm here ready for @RCOTNYRegion #RcotNY17 conference tomorrow. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @Lauren_OT working in mental health I have seen so many service users living on the poverty line due to delays and cuts for PIP #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha @Lauren_OT In nursing home settings, I occasionally encounter folks who are homeless. #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
RT @SamOTantha: @Lauren_OT working in mental health I have seen so many service users living on the poverty line due to delays and cuts for PIP #OTalk
Clarissa @GeekyOT
#otalk hi all, great topic for tonight!
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@CeeCeeOT Interestingly, #LabourManifesto have proposed to bring back #NHSbursaries do u think this would have a +ve impact on the profession #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: Hey everyone looking forward to tonights talk, lots of questions and cant wait for a good discussion. Ill get started #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha not necessarily a policy... but funding funding funding will have a big impact on OT provision #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha No bursary for nursing. 1% pay cap. #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
great question #otalk https://t.co/XAf0OW4F0z
Keir Harding @Keirwales
This is huge too #otalk We can throw in the anti foreigner atmosphere that brexit it has brought about as well. https://t.co/09H2qAIy60
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
@Keirwales that's such a shame, patients should be the priority! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
so important.. people might not want to train as an OT #otalk https://t.co/tYBTsQyaUX
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Keirwales: @SamOTantha The ongoing privatisation of the NHS. #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
RT @SamOTantha: @Lauren_OT working in mental health I have seen so many service users living on the poverty line due to delays and cuts for PIP #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales Can you expand? Interested to see differences of policy and impact on services #OTalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@SamOTantha Funding cuts - getting rid of jobs/generic roles which are not occupation focused #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Lauren_OT: @SamOTantha Privatisation of NHS, NHS funding especially lack of in mental health, PIP / benefits reforms, social care budgets... #OTalk
#HelloMyNameIs Carolyn @CeeCeeOT
@SamOTantha I think so, the bursary was essential for me as a mature student. Helps ppl from different walks of life to become an OT #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Helen_OTUK @OTalk_ Hahaha !! Trying to remain unbiased during this #OTalk might be hard !!
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@kerri_schOT @SamOTantha I think this is a global problem... just how is it presented is different with each country. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha the fact you have to pay for the OT University course in the UK now #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT If it can happen #otalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha not necessarily a policy... but funding funding funding will have a big impact on OT provision #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@BillWongOT @SamOTantha yes i agree! #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Public sector pay, bursaries, humans rights, brexit, privatisation of the NHS and social services #OTalk https://t.co/fpVkKqYFPb
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
@SamOTantha Funding for social care, hospital and service closures... #OTalk
Dorothy Butler @dorothy020butle
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha the fact you have to pay for the OT University course in the UK now #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha not necessarily a policy... but funding funding funding will have a big impact on OT provision #otalk
Clarissa @GeekyOT
RT @OTalk_: great question #otalk https://t.co/XAf0OW4F0z
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SadieBlueOT @SamOTantha In my setting, I notice that companies can get cheap by constantly hiring new grads. #otalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Agree! And as such meeting targets imposed on us and being part of a "business" with the pressures and particular priorities of that #OTalk https://t.co/J7jm3mId45
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SadieBlueOT @SamOTantha The problem with hiring so many new grads is that they sometimes are not ready to fill in needed roles when needs arise. #otalk
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
@SamOTantha The pressure of 7 day working #OTalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Definitely! I couldn't of done it without, not as a single parent w/ an under 5 #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@kerri_schOT @SamOTantha At least nothing comparing to US... lol! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @OT_rach: Public sector pay, bursaries, humans rights, brexit, privatisation of the NHS and social services #OTalk https://t.co/fpVkKqYFPb
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk hello peeps, working with older persons mental health so very much looking forward to this tete a tete :)
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OccupationalFox: Hi everyone! Looking forward learning about matching professional identities with political ones! #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@CeeCeeOT I agree, I fear that we will lose much needed diversity without funded places. In OT experience is key and we could be losing that #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@JenniferOT1 @SamOTantha I worked 17 days in a row already, by the way. 😫 #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
7 day working is needed, just need to ensure sufficient staffing levels. #OTalk https://t.co/oIFZKdjjWW
Katherine @katherinea1989
@Lauren_OT @SamOTantha Since qualifying I have seen too many of the devastating effects of a social care system in crisis. Something has to change. #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@yasminhelen_leo In Wales you knew your service existed and got on with it. In England services are put out to tender and the contract is for a few.. #otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
We need to see more connection between, health, social and housing. #OTalk https://t.co/p4ad2eJmqu
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @EllenChisman: Good evening. Student here from @OTLeeds. Looking forward to this. Strong opinions I'm sure! #OTalk
Gilly- does- Doing @GillyGorry
Systematic cuts to health welfare & social care = serious impact on clients\ profs We all need the system at somepoint It should work #otalk https://t.co/er2IKgzHfV
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @CeeCeeOT I agree, I fear that we will lose much needed diversity without funded places. In OT experience is key and we could be losing that #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
I think until we know the election result, it's very hard to say what policies will impact future OT - we need to stay adaptable #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@JenniferOT1 and trying to do less for more with less funding #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@OTalk_ politics- cue grumpy rant #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @GillyGorry: Systematic cuts to health welfare & social care = serious impact on clients\ profs We all need the system at somepoint It should work #otalk https://t.co/er2IKgzHfV
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT We definitely need diversity in our field! Actually in the US, AOTA is on the verge of producing podcast on this. #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@yasminhelen_leo ...years so lots of time justifying service, trying to undercut, less staff certainly. #otalk
Gilly- does- Doing @GillyGorry
#OTalk jumping between the official account and my own so I can give my very socialist views and pop back to be impartial..
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Regardless of the outcomes of the #GeneralElection how can we become more involved in politics & why do you think this is important?#OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OT_rach In nursing homes in US, this is a definitely must. Every day counts! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @katherinea1989: @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha Since qualifying I have seen too many of the devastating effects of a social care system in crisis. Something has to change. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @GillyGorry: Systematic cuts to health welfare & social care = serious impact on clients\ profs We all need the system at somepoint It should work #otalk https://t.co/er2IKgzHfV
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
@OT_rach Yeah it definitely is needed but yes the staffing and funding is making it difficult to ensure safe and effective 7 day working #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
can we consider the outcomes to help us make a choice when voting? #otalk https://t.co/u5TivS5gFk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: Regardless of the outcomes of the #GeneralElection how can we become more involved in politics & why do you think this is important?#OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales So then you spend more time fighting for your job than for your patients? #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT i think if it happened it would have a positive impact.. more people applying to train potentially #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@BillWongOT @CeeCeeOT I would defiantly be interested in hearing that #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
Anyone supporting their clients to register to vote and have their say? #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @OT_rach: Public sector pay, bursaries, humans rights, brexit, privatisation of the NHS and social services #OTalk https://t.co/fpVkKqYFPb
Keir Harding @Keirwales
RT @katherinea1989: @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha Since qualifying I have seen too many of the devastating effects of a social care system in crisis. Something has to change. #OTalk
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Mature students bring 'life experience' that is so beneficial to the OT role. Bursaries enable older students. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha Us in the US- since now I am in the RA, I am going to every lobby day in my state, as well as the national one. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
I 100% agree. it helped me so much when I was on placement & couldn't work etc. #otalk https://t.co/zHEC09YnBH
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
sad- we react as bad policies make us worse- would love to see proactive policies for health in Paeds and MH #OTalk https://t.co/jXfN4EjHKD
rob @Rob_Suter1
@CeeCeeOT @SamOTantha Agreed. As a mature student there is no way I would have returned to university and trained had it not been for the bursary #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@yasminhelen_leo Agreed, but I wonder if manifestos and proposed policies may sway your Vote #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT I have a hand in the production either way. It will be next week I think. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Rob_Suter1: @CeeCeeOT @SamOTantha Agreed. As a mature student there is no way I would have returned to university and trained had it not been for the bursary #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT such an interesting point, the bursary provides everyone a chance to train.. all about inclusive practice which OT is all about!!!!! #otalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@SamOTantha Contact local MPs and keep spreading the word of OT. Show our value!! #OTalk #valueofOT
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@TheTattooedOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT One of my former classmates is now 58. She graduated 6 years ago. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @BillWongOT: @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT We definitely need diversity in our field! Actually in the US, AOTA is on the verge of producing podcast on this. #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@SamOTantha Unsure how politically involved OTs can get while keeping professionalism but definitely raise awareness of occ. deprivation etc #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@SamOTantha Politics is important because it dictates everything we do. It certainly influences the lives of people we work with #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@SamOTantha I've written to the Welsh health Secretary twice copying in Local AMs. #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
OT is about helping people lives the lifes they want to, - supporting the social model of disability #OTalk https://t.co/v4DbErdO0d
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SadieBlueOT: @SamOTantha Contact local MPs and keep spreading the word of OT. Show our value!! #OTalk #valueofOT
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
If the proposed policies etc are actually followed through...so is hard to predict exactly! #OTalk https://t.co/2tvKu0GUse
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
My lunch today. #OTalk https://t.co/suWdwCz2yp
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @JenniferOT1: @SamOTantha The pressure of 7 day working #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@OTalk_ Yes, I think that's very important. I don't think healthcare professionals (or anyone) can afford not to vote. A lot depends on it. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OccupationalFox @SamOTantha I think we have a politics4OT group. #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Don't forget the # #Otalk https://t.co/QkUSlnR8wk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @GillyGorry: Systematic cuts to health welfare & social care = serious impact on clients\ profs We all need the system at somepoint It should work #otalk https://t.co/er2IKgzHfV
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
RT @OT_rach: OT is about helping people lives the lifes they want to, - supporting the social model of disability #OTalk https://t.co/v4DbErdO0d
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
completely agree, the bursary was essential when completing placements #OTalk https://t.co/5XS9zdXqsE
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@SadieBlueOT Have you seen the @theRCOT election postcards! I did mine the other day a great a quick way of spreading the #ValueofOT #OTalk https://t.co/QR3Wviqv9D
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @SamOTantha: @CeeCeeOT I agree, I fear that we will lose much needed diversity without funded places. In OT experience is key and we could be losing that #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OccupationalFox @SamOTantha In the US, I think there is one OT who serves/had served in the senate. #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @OTalk_ Yes, I think that's very important. I don't think healthcare professionals (or anyone) can afford not to vote. A lot depends on it. #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OT_rach: 7 day working is needed, just need to ensure sufficient staffing levels. #OTalk https://t.co/oIFZKdjjWW
Francesca 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺🌻 (she/ her) @OT_Francesca
@OTalk_ Incredibly important! Especially those facing marginalisation! #OTalk
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @OT_rach: 7 day working is needed, just need to ensure sufficient staffing levels. #OTalk https://t.co/oIFZKdjjWW
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @katherinea1989: @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha Since qualifying I have seen too many of the devastating effects of a social care system in crisis. Something has to change. #OTalk
#hellomynameisMarie @itsMarie_OT
RT @OTalk_: Anyone supporting their clients to register to vote and have their say? #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@yasminhelen_leo Why plan for the future if someone else might be doing it in 2 years? Why develops staff? #otalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @SadieBlueOT: @SamOTantha Contact local MPs and keep spreading the word of OT. Show our value!! #OTalk #valueofOT
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @SadieBlueOT Have you seen the @theRCOT election postcards! I did mine the other day a great a quick way of spreading the #ValueofOT #OTalk https://t.co/QR3Wviqv9D
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @OTalk_ Yes, I think that's very important. I don't think healthcare professionals (or anyone) can afford not to vote. A lot depends on it. #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
anyone else done this? did you get a response? #otalk https://t.co/rqhmGCSjGe
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @SamOTantha: @SadieBlueOT Have you seen the @theRCOT election postcards! I did mine the other day a great a quick way of spreading the #ValueofOT #OTalk https://t.co/QR3Wviqv9D
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk I will try not to give a jot on who wins the GE but I will challenge discriminatory comments, and continue to care then we all win! X
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@OTalk_ so so important! hadn't thought about this .. it is a meaningful occupational after all! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Keirwales: @yasminhelen_leo Why plan for the future if someone else might be doing it in 2 years? Why develops staff? #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @FranSmartOT: @OTalk_ Incredibly important! Especially those facing marginalisation! #OTalk
Jade @jadeb_OT
RT @OTalk_: #OTalk 16th May 2017 – Occupational therapy and the general election 2017 https://t.co/8oMAnxtQA4
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @OTalk_ Yes, I think that's very important. I don't think healthcare professionals (or anyone) can afford not to vote. A lot depends on it. #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@OTalk_ occupation** always slip a typo in every week haha #otalk
Katherine @katherinea1989
@SadieBlueOT @SamOTantha I couldn't agree more. We must be proactive in promoting our profession #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@OT_rach OT is also empowering people to do the things they want - political education can empower to makes choices #Otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@OTalk_ This needs to come with education about the systems/policies etc. otherwise clients may not be aware due to lack of experience etc. #OTalk
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
@SamOTantha advocate the importance of occupation in mental health to justify the funding of innovative service design #Otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OccupationalFox: @SamOTantha Unsure how politically involved OTs can get while keeping professionalism but definitely raise awareness of occ. deprivation etc #OTalk
Francesca 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺🌻 (she/ her) @OT_Francesca
RT @dayna_ot: completely agree, the bursary was essential when completing placements #OTalk https://t.co/5XS9zdXqsE
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @SamOTantha Politics is important because it dictates everything we do. It certainly influences the lives of people we work with #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @SadieBlueOT: @SamOTantha Contact local MPs and keep spreading the word of OT. Show our value!! #OTalk #valueofOT
#OTalk @OTalk_
can we be politically involved& maintain prof. I know it gets a little heated over on @gillygorry (me) think I stay prof though #otalk https://t.co/6rEaMTsCMX
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@BEvans_OT @SamOTantha And also we must increase our individual online presence collectively. #otalk
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
@SamOTantha I think privatisation is a massive concern! Those who need and benefit most from the NHS will be left with impossible choices! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OT_rach: OT is about helping people lives the lifes they want to, - supporting the social model of disability #OTalk https://t.co/v4DbErdO0d
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: @yasminhelen_leo Agreed, but I wonder if manifestos and proposed policies may sway your Vote #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @OccupationalFox: @SamOTantha Unsure how politically involved OTs can get while keeping professionalism but definitely raise awareness of occ. deprivation etc #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@BillWongOT this looks yum 👍🏼 #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
same for me and many others. #OTalk https://t.co/T3NiAkeNAy
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Being an active member of specialist sections is an excellent way to get involved. #OTalk https://t.co/E0lOOhwZZ4
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales Perhaps if we spent more time focusing on patients (rather than our job security) we'd have more proof of our value? #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@OTalk_ Got the really interesting response that it wasn't government's job to encourage trusts to follow nice guidelines. #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
RT @ruth__lucia: @SamOTantha advocate the importance of occupation in mental health to justify the funding of innovative service design #Otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@ruth__lucia Increased funding in voluntary sector may enhance this. Also research & outcome measures to show the effectiveness of such services #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Helen_OTUK: Being an active member of specialist sections is an excellent way to get involved. #OTalk https://t.co/E0lOOhwZZ4
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@OTalk_ #otalk I've replied back but not heard yet. Been a few weeks now. Should chase it up....
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @CiaraIrishOT: @SamOTantha I think privatisation is a massive concern! Those who need and benefit most from the NHS will be left with impossible choices! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @Keirwales Perhaps if we spent more time focusing on patients (rather than our job security) we'd have more proof of our value? #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
Really?? wow. that's interesting #otalk https://t.co/XASpbHozMQ
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @TheTattooedOT: @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Mature students bring 'life experience' that is so beneficial to the OT role. Bursaries enable older students. #OTalk
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
RT @SamOTantha: @ruth__lucia Increased funding in voluntary sector may enhance this. Also research & outcome measures to show the effectiveness of such services #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk truth be told if I had no dept or service I'd still work using the OT ethos.
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Why is it important that as occupational therapists we support service users in exercising their right to vote? #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha Because our votes are our voices politically. #otalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
completely agree, occupational balance goes out of the window on placement, minimal chance for a life let alone earning money! #OTalk https://t.co/a6FXAdqzLm
Jo @joisdancing
@OTalk_ @GillyGorry Many doctors speak out against Govt spending cuts/privatisation of NHS with the hashtag #publicduty -important we share our reality #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @ruth__lucia: @SamOTantha advocate the importance of occupation in mental health to justify the funding of innovative service design #Otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@OccupationalFox I think we need more OT in professional lead roles but I dont see why an OT couldn't campaign regarding policies or even run as an MP #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @dayna_ot: completely agree, occupational balance goes out of the window on placement, minimal chance for a life let alone earning money! #OTalk https://t.co/a6FXAdqzLm
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Helen_OTUK: Being an active member of specialist sections is an excellent way to get involved. #OTalk https://t.co/E0lOOhwZZ4
Gilly- does- Doing @GillyGorry
Agree #otalk https://t.co/zcu0EymXLi
Jackie P (She/Her) @OT_JackieP
We have a duty as public service workers to be political & politically involved but always respectful of those whom we disagree with. #OTalk https://t.co/SbmKbSWXk9
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @CiaraIrishOT: @SamOTantha I think privatisation is a massive concern! Those who need and benefit most from the NHS will be left with impossible choices! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@dayna_ot And it goes out of the window too when you are a yes person to your bosses a lot. #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Important not to influence personal views, but voting is a meaningful occupational that effects every aspect of there life. #OTalk https://t.co/3b2uASMOsY
Jo @joisdancing
@OTalk_ e.g. See this article #OTalk https://t.co/FPFpcFuSOK
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@dayna_ot Working 17 days in a row is wearing out on me at the moment. #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@SamOTantha I agree, thinking about integrating into practice, I know I'd find it hard to talk about politics while being neutral in practice #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @joisdancing: @OTalk_ @GillyGorry Many doctors speak out against Govt spending cuts/privatisation of NHS with the hashtag #publicduty -important we share our reality #OTalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
It is part of full participation in society, which is a human right in law. #OTalk Also the outcome will affect them too. https://t.co/WRwPxUEcbi
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@CiaraIrishOT @OccupationalFox I guess that culture will have an impact on the way service users vote, would u feel comfortable talking politics with your SU #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@CiaraIrishOT @BillWongOT @SamOTantha agreed! the most vulnerable people won't be able to access health services #otalk
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
Found this specific service design a inspiration. Think OTs should advocate service user involvement in the process more @SamOTantha #OTalk https://t.co/LTIkqZnlnK
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@OccupationalFox @SamOTantha I had this convo w/ my uni lecturer. He is in a position of influence from the research he's done on occu dep. But its his choice #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @kerri_schOT: @CiaraIrishOT @BillWongOT @SamOTantha agreed! the most vulnerable people won't be able to access health services #otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
People should have the same support to exercise this right as any other right or occupation. #OTalk https://t.co/vHm5RrCgAe
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@OccupationalFox @OTalk_ Lack of experience sometimes but also mindfield of jargon, many get lost understanding #OTalk
Jared Cooper @jared_ot9
@SamOTantha #OTalk everybody deserves the opportunity to make their opinion heard
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SadieBlueOT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha I had this convo w/ my uni lecturer. He is in a position of influence from the research he's done on occu dep. But its his choice #OTalk
Francesca 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺🌻 (she/ her) @OT_Francesca
Future students will struggle without #NHSbursary Placement= VOLUNTEER 40hrs per week whilst studying. £££ #Otalk #GeneralElection https://t.co/laEFSXyI1G
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha it's their human right to be able to vote & if it's important to them, it's important to us! #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @BillWongOT: @SamOTantha Because our votes are our voices politically. #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @howell_lucy: @OT_rach OT is also empowering people to do the things they want - political education can empower to makes choices #Otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SadieBlueOT @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha And I know I am in my own way- as a person who have been on TED stage twice and getting more connected w/ other influencers. #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@OccupationalFox You dont have to share who you are voting for its about providing SU with information about their options & understanding the process #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha it's their human right to be able to vote & if it's important to them, it's important to us! #otalk
Lelanie 🇪🇺 @LelanieBrewer
Couldn't agree more @yasminhelen_leo - and vote for someone who supports the NHS and not undermine it #OTalk https://t.co/Uscz4weeH9
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @ruth__lucia: @SamOTantha advocate the importance of occupation in mental health to justify the funding of innovative service design #Otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@FranSmartOT That is what we have in the US at the moment. #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @joisdancing: @OTalk_ @GillyGorry Many doctors speak out against Govt spending cuts/privatisation of NHS with the hashtag #publicduty -important we share our reality #OTalk
Jo @joisdancing
@FranSmartOT Absolutely, it wouldn't have been possible for me to do this course without the bursary #OTalk
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @Helen_OTUK: People should have the same support to exercise this right as any other right or occupation. #OTalk https://t.co/vHm5RrCgAe
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@francesca0587 @SamOTantha agree this could be quite a touchy subject - might need a strong rapport to be able to approach the topic #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@OccupationalFox Although when im really passionate about something I find it hard remaining neutral! haha #OTalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@OccupationalFox @SamOTantha Which is frustrating because he could make waves and they'll listen. #OTalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Yes, although my bursary was very very minimal and I had 3 jobs alongside uni and placement!! #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk I will always protect and support a persons right to vote even if it's for the To.... No I won't be biased :/
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha it's their human right to be able to vote & if it's important to them, it's important to us! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @OccupationalFox You dont have to share who you are voting for its about providing SU with information about their options & understanding the process #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @joisdancing: @FranSmartOT Absolutely, it wouldn't have been possible for me to do this course without the bursary #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@MathesonMichael is Justice Secretary of Scottish Parliament and trained as an OT. Doing great work with criminal justice system! #OTalk https://t.co/4CTlJi7zKU
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
YES ❤️❤️❤️ #OTalk https://t.co/dpS39KLHNa
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SadieBlueOT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha Which is frustrating because he could make waves and they'll listen. #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @OT_rach: Important not to influence personal views, but voting is a meaningful occupational that effects every aspect of there life. #OTalk https://t.co/3b2uASMOsY
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Jared_OT9: @SamOTantha #OTalk everybody deserves the opportunity to make their opinion heard
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @MathesonMichael is Justice Secretary of Scottish Parliament and trained as an OT. Doing great work with criminal justice system! #OTalk https://t.co/4CTlJi7zKU
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: @CiaraIrishOT @OccupationalFox I guess that culture will have an impact on the way service users vote, would u feel comfortable talking politics with your SU #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@OTalk_ Wow!😱 that's a scary response #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#OTalk I had to ask for a hardship fund although grateful I still find the wording a bit isolating.
Jade @jadeb_OT
@OccupationalFox @SamOTantha as long as you give the SU information on how to vote etc,you can still be neutral,gives them the chance to have their voice heard #Otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha Because it's an occupation! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT wow!! bet that was hard work #otalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @kerri_schOT: @SamOTantha it's their human right to be able to vote & if it's important to them, it's important to us! #otalk
Katherine @katherinea1989
@SamOTantha We are in a position where we can enable SU to engage in Politics. It's not just about a vote but giving the confidence to be heard #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @BillWongOT: @SamOTantha Because our votes are our voices politically. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @joisdancing: @FranSmartOT Absolutely, it wouldn't have been possible for me to do this course without the bursary #OTalk
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
@SamOTantha @OccupationalFox In N.Ireland, I wouldn't as it could possibly have a detrimental effect on rapport and working relationships. #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @SamOTantha: YES ❤️❤️❤️ #OTalk https://t.co/dpS39KLHNa
Jackie P (She/Her) @OT_JackieP
The services we work in are only there because of a need. Voting allows SU's a voice and they have a human right to be heard. #OTalk https://t.co/OUeK6X4mRf
Jade @jadeb_OT
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT i needed my bursary, especially whilst on placements #Otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@kerri_schOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT I did bank HCA in a mental health unit, waitress and a shop assistant! It was but had to be done and the HCA'ing was invaluable #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@yasminhelen_leo @MathesonMichael https://t.co/Rj38cYGjKi Here is a former OT in the justice system in the US. Might have used her TEDx for our media club before. #otalk
Alex: Occupational Therapist @AP_Occupational
We have a #dutyofcare to oppose parties who persecute people with disabilities to death. #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @MathesonMichael is Justice Secretary of Scottish Parliament and trained as an OT. Doing great work with criminal justice system! #OTalk https://t.co/4CTlJi7zKU
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @jadeb_OT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha as long as you give the SU information on how to vote etc,you can still be neutral,gives them the chance to have their voice heard #Otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Empowering and Enabling key principles of occupational therapy #OTalk https://t.co/KeSrEldCIi
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @katherinea1989: @SamOTantha We are in a position where we can enable SU to engage in Politics. It's not just about a vote but giving the confidence to be heard #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @CiaraIrishOT: @SamOTantha @OccupationalFox In N.Ireland, I wouldn't as it could possibly have a detrimental effect on rapport and working relationships. #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
so important to consider this #otalk https://t.co/PpqVTfI5Td
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @jadeb_OT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha as long as you give the SU information on how to vote etc,you can still be neutral,gives them the chance to have their voice heard #Otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@FranSmartOT It will only get worse if we have clinical doctorates as point of entry... lol! #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Next Q: What are potential barriers for services users to not being able to vote in the upcoming election ? #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: Empowering and Enabling key principles of occupational therapy #OTalk https://t.co/KeSrEldCIi
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @oscar_tangoXVII: We have a #dutyofcare to oppose parties who persecute people with disabilities to death. #OTalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Agree, you don't have to impose your own opinions to support am individual to access their own rights. #OTalk https://t.co/ugTyIriS25
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT can imagine how beneficial that was!! I managed a tiny bit of OTA work during uni holidays but nothing like you.. (1) #otalk
Jackie P (She/Her) @OT_JackieP
We need to become more vocal about our own (professional and personal) political views - through action, advocacy and support. #OTalk https://t.co/2hF6KI3N0x
#OTalk @OTalk_
interesting perspective. is it our duty of care or duty to advocate? #otalk is it even our duty? https://t.co/uQzh0tHmAY
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
RT @jadeb_OT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha as long as you give the SU information on how to vote etc,you can still be neutral,gives them the chance to have their voice heard #Otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT guess you learnt about occupational balance the hard way haha #otalk
#HelloMyNameIs Carolyn @CeeCeeOT
@SamOTantha Not being physically or mentally well enough to be registered #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@francesca0587 I guess its about thinking where those views come from, a place of feeling disempowered or perhaps they are struggling themselves #OTalk
Jared Cooper @jared_ot9
@SamOTantha #OTalk I can't remember the statistics but I know wheel chair access was an issue during the brexit vote
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Lack of access to information, physical barriers, confidence... #OTalk https://t.co/Kt29nQfCw7
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
@SamOTantha Being an inpatient at time of election #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @jadeb_OT: @OccupationalFox @SamOTantha as long as you give the SU information on how to vote etc,you can still be neutral,gives them the chance to have their voice heard #Otalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @SamOTantha: Empowering and Enabling key principles of occupational therapy #OTalk https://t.co/KeSrEldCIi
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@kerri_schOT @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT I will not stop working until this Friday. 20 days in a row of work is not a record I am proud of. #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@kerri_schOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Our course was full-time but a lot of self directed learning so allowed more flexibility as weren't in lectures 9-5 all week! #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @kerri_schOT: so important to consider this #otalk https://t.co/PpqVTfI5Td
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @francesca0587 I guess its about thinking where those views come from, a place of feeling disempowered or perhaps they are struggling themselves #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @CeeCeeOT: @SamOTantha Not being physically or mentally well enough to be registered #OTalk
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @Helen_OTUK: Lack of access to information, physical barriers, confidence... #OTalk https://t.co/Kt29nQfCw7
Jackie P (She/Her) @OT_JackieP
Professionals not understanding or allowing SU's to vote due to presentation, or even knowing that they are allowed to do so! #OTalk https://t.co/zrpqgq1VIW
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@ruth__lucia @francesca0587 Dont forget you always have supervision for this type of experience to help your process dont go through it alone #OTalk
rob @Rob_Suter1
@SamOTantha Motivation! Hope that things can change #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: Next Q: Next Q: What are potential barriers for services users to not being able to vote in the upcoming election ? #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Having to register online, getting to and access to polling station, #OTalk https://t.co/OGLsGy3NDP
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @OT_JackieP: Professionals not understanding or allowing SU's to vote due to presentation, or even knowing that they are allowed to do so! #OTalk https://t.co/zrpqgq1VIW
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @OT_rach: Having to register online, getting to and access to polling station, #OTalk https://t.co/OGLsGy3NDP
Keir Harding @Keirwales
That's not how they'd put it though. Political campaigning would be similar to religious evangelism. On dodgy ground in work time #otalk https://t.co/6YVTTWDeYB
Francesca 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺🌻 (she/ her) @OT_Francesca
Very difficult to discuss politics with patients, especially those who have extreme views. (Ps another OT Francesca) #Otalk https://t.co/y00tJed6AY
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@BillWongOT @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT oh my!! that's crazy.. is it due to staffing issues? #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@SamOTantha Becoming apathetic to the system, having no wish/motivation to vote. We can't push too far without straining relationships #OTalk
OT Sophie @OTSophie
@SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT I didnt realise this!!it's so important. PTs have seen the impact already without bursaries, so many of us couldn't do it without! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Rob_Suter1: @SamOTantha Motivation! Hope that things can change #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Yes- self directed learning is a crucial part of the curriculum. Those who struggle will most like struggle to make it in OT. #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: @ruth__lucia @francesca0587 Dont forget you always have supervision for this type of experience to help your process dont go through it alone #OTalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
RT @FranSmartOT: Very difficult to discuss politics with patients, especially those who have extreme views. (Ps another OT Francesca) #Otalk https://t.co/y00tJed6AY
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
@SamOTantha both physical and mental barriers impact SU's from being able to vote, more needs to be done to allow everyone to vote #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @CeeCeeOT: @SamOTantha Not being physically or mentally well enough to be registered #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @TheTattooedOT: @SamOTantha Being an inpatient at time of election #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @CeeCeeOT: @SamOTantha Not being physically or mentally well enough to be registered #OTalk
OT Sophie @OTSophie
@Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT What great experience but u must've been drained!! #OTalk
Jo @joisdancing
@oscar_tangoXVII 😔 yes, so true. When current policies are having devastating impact on our service users, we must do all we can to oppose them #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha @OTalk_ Physically unable to attend to vote or utilise alternative voting methods, lacks capacity, lacks motivation, lack of support #OTalk
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
@BEvans_OT @SamOTantha They could always do a postal vote if mobility is a problem, they might just need educating in the voting system #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha not being able to access buildings #otalk
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
This is the great thing about being an OT, any of your experiences can help you develop useful skills, experience and empathy #OTalk https://t.co/eZHw25zGiP
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@kerri_schOT @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT Yes... I have to drink my fair share of coffee or energy drink this week. #burnoutisreal #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@SamOTantha not having the correct info regarding how to apply for a postal vote #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@ruth__lucia @francesca0587 @SamOTantha Interested to hear how you managed this? #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
#OTalk If u work on a ward or in the community with SU on a ward please consider those who want to vote & support where possible 2 do so. https://t.co/DBwtslcz4I
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SensationalOT: This is the great thing about being an OT, any of your experiences can help you develop useful skills, experience and empathy #OTalk https://t.co/eZHw25zGiP
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @JenniferOT1: @BEvans_OT @SamOTantha They could always do a postal vote if mobility is a problem, they might just need educating in the voting system #OTalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha @OTalk_ Being on a forensic section of the MHA, being an inpatient at any hospital, having Sec17 to enable comm leave to vote if on a 2 or 3 #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Lauren_OT: @SamOTantha @OTalk_ Physically unable to attend to vote or utilise alternative voting methods, lacks capacity, lacks motivation, lack of support #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
#otalk also lack of understanding the information that is available, and understanding it's biased, need all sides for informed decision https://t.co/5CyrAd55QS
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @joisdancing: @oscar_tangoXVII 😔 yes, so true. When current policies are having devastating impact on our service users, we must do all we can to oppose them #otalk
Alex: Occupational Therapist @AP_Occupational
@Keirwales Opposing the such, would not automatically mean evangelizing during work. #OTalk
Kirstie @Kirstie_OT
Picked up my phone & saw 100+ notifications & briefly thought wtf? I totally spaced on the fact its Tuesday which means its #OTalk! 🙈
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @dayna_ot: @SamOTantha both physical and mental barriers impact SU's from being able to vote, more needs to be done to allow everyone to vote #OTalk
Francesca 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇪🇺🌻 (she/ her) @OT_Francesca
Being from a disabled single parent family, it was defo my only chance! Cutting bursaries risks losing the #diversity of applicants #Otalk
Katherine @katherinea1989
@SamOTantha A lack of easily accessible unbiased information. It's a minefield for anyone let alone our most vulnerable members of society #OTalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
I often find that engaging in meaning, respectful debate can improve rapport... #OTalk https://t.co/apyq2af1zL
Jade @jadeb_OT
@SamOTantha understanding politics is a big barrier #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk if possible I do try and challenge my older peeps to why they may be misogynistic/racist and homophobic.
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@OTalk_ Prof Standards 2.5 - seek to act in the best interests of SU to ensure optimum health, wellbeing and safety. So yes, it is our duty #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OTSophie @Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT 20 days in a row (when Friday is over) while transitioning to increased responsibilities is also tough. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Helen_OTUK: Lack of access to information, physical barriers, confidence... #OTalk https://t.co/Kt29nQfCw7
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
@JenniferOT1 @BEvans_OT @SamOTantha And helping people get organised before the deadline #OTalk
Diversity Tweets @diversityup
RT @FranSmartOT: Being from a disabled single parent family, it was defo my only chance! Cutting bursaries risks losing the #diversity of applicants #Otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @howell_lucy: #otalk also lack of understanding the information that is available, and understanding it's biased, need all sides for informed decision https://t.co/5CyrAd55QS
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Here here, important to have support to ensure our practice remains unbiased. #OTalk https://t.co/IxeYfBuzFJ
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OT_JackieP: Professionals not understanding or allowing SU's to vote due to presentation, or even knowing that they are allowed to do so! #OTalk https://t.co/zrpqgq1VIW
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @FranSmartOT: Being from a disabled single parent family, it was defo my only chance! Cutting bursaries risks losing the #diversity of applicants #Otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OT_rach: Having to register online, getting to and access to polling station, #OTalk https://t.co/OGLsGy3NDP
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#otalk I'm definitely pro freedom of speech but not where others are made to feel small or lesser I have zero tolerance for that.
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @katherinea1989: @SamOTantha A lack of easily accessible unbiased information. It's a minefield for anyone let alone our most vulnerable members of society #OTalk
OT Sophie @OTSophie
@Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha I think motivation can be hard for the general population let alone people with disabilities! #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
@BillWongOT @OTSophie @Lauren_OT @SamOTantha @CeeCeeOT make sure you get some rest when you can!! #otalk
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
@BEvans_OT @SamOTantha Although they should find a way to ensure that all places have wheelchair access. This is a problem for one of my friends mothers #OTalk
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
@SamOTantha @OTalk_ I think balanced and accessible information for people with cognitive impairments. #politicaljargon #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@TheTattooedOT @JenniferOT1 @BEvans_OT Deadline to register is 22nd May !!!! #OTalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
@SamOTantha Lack of easily accessible clear and unbiased information to enable people to make an informed choice about who/what they're voting #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Or having the opportunity to discuss and learn about it?? Do we discuss it #OTalk https://t.co/vVsI38f40w
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@CeeCeeOT @OTSophie @Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha Good thing is- at least I have 2 big international trips coming up in June or July. So at least a work respite is happening. #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @dayna_ot: @SamOTantha both physical and mental barriers impact SU's from being able to vote, more needs to be done to allow everyone to vote #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@CeeCeeOT @OTSophie @Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha But, I am also not looking forward to having 2+ weeks of documentations left undone. #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Rob_Suter1 100% if you are feeling disempowered you may think why vote does it even matter... but we know that it does #OTalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Agreed - so people can make informed decisions and also express these #OTalk https://t.co/649qdHLwOn
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SadieBlueOT: @OTalk_ Prof Standards 2.5 - seek to act in the best interests of SU to ensure optimum health, wellbeing and safety. So yes, it is our duty #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @howell_lucy: #otalk also lack of understanding the information that is available, and understanding it's biased, need all sides for informed decision https://t.co/5CyrAd55QS
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Lauren_OT: @SamOTantha Lack of easily accessible clear and unbiased information to enable people to make an informed choice about who/what they're voting #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @CiaraIrishOT: @SamOTantha @OTalk_ I think balanced and accessible information for people with cognitive impairments. #politicaljargon #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @JenniferOT1: @BEvans_OT @SamOTantha Although they should find a way to ensure that all places have wheelchair access. This is a problem for one of my friends mothers #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@JenniferOT1 @BEvans_OT @SamOTantha In Hong Kong, some old residential buildings don't have that. ☹️ #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Lauren_OT https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I like this quiz, kind of long but aligns you with a party that most fits your values not the MP #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Depends on how it's done though. I'm sure there are some who feel the benefit cut is morally justified. #otalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
#OTalk I think people need to feel a part of where they live and sadly poverty/age or illness can isolate you
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
How can we facilitate political discussions 2 support SU understanding how politics will impact their life & make informed choices #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@SamOTantha @OccupationalFox I openly encourage politics with my 12-16 year olds (20ish of them). Healthy discussion encourages own thoughts #OTalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
RT @SamOTantha: @Lauren_OT https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I like this quiz, kind of long but aligns you with a party that most fits your values not the MP #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
I'm not sure our professional body intended to dictate how we vote. but I see your point. #otalk https://t.co/JteyFrXL7B
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@OTSophie @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha I find terror a good motivator #otalk That's what will get me out voting.
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @CiaraIrishOT: @SamOTantha @OTalk_ I think balanced and accessible information for people with cognitive impairments. #politicaljargon #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Keirwales: @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Depends on how it's done though. I'm sure there are some who feel the benefit cut is morally justified. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@CeeCeeOT @OTSophie @Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha And this Saturday I am treating myself to attend @tedxucla. Sunday I am golfing after church. #otalk
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
@SamOTantha @JenniferOT1 @BEvans_OT I worked the day of Brexit vote. All trauma patients who weren't planning on being inpatient missed out on voting #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
Good luck finding that balanced information! #otalk https://t.co/cAKtdXVtll
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
This is an issue for ALL of us, not just service users- some politicians are wilfully enigmatic 😕 #OTalk https://t.co/MTJDAexhQJ
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @Lauren_OT: @SamOTantha Lack of easily accessible clear and unbiased information to enable people to make an informed choice about who/what they're voting #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @OTSophie: @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha I think motivation can be hard for the general population let alone people with disabilities! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
#otalk https://t.co/8E6XTuXrfr
Megan Connor @OTmeganconnor
@SamOTantha Being in hospital for the duration of the election could be a huge barrier when it comes to casting their vote #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SensationalOT Donald Trump is probably rubbish... and that's an understatement! #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@karen_geraghty So generally increasing occupational engagement will help with political engagement? #OTalk
Jared Cooper @jared_ot9
@SamOTantha The first step would be gaining a proper understanding ourselves #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@karen_geraghty #OTalk our sense of belonging can impact our motivation to engage in our community and that includes feeling that your vote matters
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @OTmeganconnor: @SamOTantha Being in hospital for the duration of the election could be a huge barrier when it comes to casting their vote #OTalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Good point! #OTalk https://t.co/lhwTLXwG93
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
@Keirwales Seeking it for myself aswell haha #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@OTmeganconnor @SamOTantha Better than those who are bed ridden at hospitals or care homes. #otalk
Kathryn Fox @OccupationalFox
@OTmeganconnor @SamOTantha Is the only way around this postal vote? #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@OTSophie @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha Many MPs too far away and disengaged from general public, #otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Support individuals or groups to access a range of information in appropriate formats. Discussion of the information. #OTalk https://t.co/qfbEEgYlgk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @OTmeganconnor: @SamOTantha Being in hospital for the duration of the election could be a huge barrier when it comes to casting their vote #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Jared_OT9: @SamOTantha The first step would be gaining a proper understanding ourselves #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @karen_geraghty #OTalk our sense of belonging can impact our motivation to engage in our community and that includes feeling that your vote matters
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @OccupationalFox: @karen_geraghty So generally increasing occupational engagement will help with political engagement? #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@oscar_tangoXVII Indeed not. Just need to be careful how political you are when in your official capacity. #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@Keirwales @OTSophie @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha Donald Trump is too good at that, though... lol! #otalk
Megan Connor @OTmeganconnor
@BillWongOT @SamOTantha Or even bed bound in their own homes #OTalk
Dayna Bartram @dayna_ot
RT @OTmeganconnor: @SamOTantha Being in hospital for the duration of the election could be a huge barrier when it comes to casting their vote #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@BillWongOT @OTSophie @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha Yeah, I'm still trying to work out how you let that happen #otalk
Lauren @Lauren_OT
RT @Helen_OTUK: Support individuals or groups to access a range of information in appropriate formats. Discussion of the information. #OTalk https://t.co/qfbEEgYlgk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
R we/ services adequately preparing 4 this. We can support SU voting by proxy or if & where poss providing transport 4 election day #OTalk https://t.co/YavgRJ1GgO
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@Keirwales @OTSophie @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha Not me though... blame the other Americans who voted for him... lol! #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Helen_OTUK: Support individuals or groups to access a range of information in appropriate formats. Discussion of the information. #OTalk https://t.co/qfbEEgYlgk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Group work, group discussion, #Otalk https://t.co/teqrppcbU8
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@OT_rach Agreed, some people never have the opportunity to discuss politics, whether isolated physically or within different social views #otalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@Keirwales @OTalk_ Perhaps so. But as OTs I think we're in a unique position to argue against austerity. We see the impact it has on a persons identity #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @howell_lucy: @OT_rach Agreed, some people never have the opportunity to discuss politics, whether isolated physically or within different social views #otalk
OT Sophie @OTSophie
@francesca0587 @SamOTantha I completely agree with this Fran. We're surely going to only get more of the brunt of it too? #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @howell_lucy: @OT_rach Agreed, some people never have the opportunity to discuss politics, whether isolated physically or within different social views #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @OT_rach: Group work, group discussion, #Otalk https://t.co/teqrppcbU8
rob @Rob_Suter1
#OTalk the whole election campaign can be draining and damaging to mental wellbeing. So much negativity in media and among public every day
Jackie P (She/Her) @OT_JackieP
A current affairs group would be great for this, as would a life skills session. Support to register as well! #OTalk https://t.co/A5rXj85eUs
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Could we work with impartial organisations to support us to create this accessible info? Not sure who, but experts in politics...#OTalk https://t.co/T0DF1ACcDg
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SadieBlueOT: @Keirwales @OTalk_ Perhaps so. But as OTs I think we're in a unique position to argue against austerity. We see the impact it has on a persons identity #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Rob_Suter1: #OTalk the whole election campaign can be draining and damaging to mental wellbeing. So much negativity in media and among public every day
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OTSophie: @Rob_Suter1 @SamOTantha I think motivation can be hard for the general population let alone people with disabilities! #OTalk
Katherine @katherinea1989
@SamOTantha Encouraging debate and giving SU the confidence to use their voice. We can lead by example on how debate can be a positive thing #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@Rob_Suter1 Yes- we went through that in the US... now we are hoping either somebody impeach Donald Trump or the 4 yrs be over ASAP! #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @SamOTantha: @karen_geraghty #OTalk our sense of belonging can impact our motivation to engage in our community and that includes feeling that your vote matters
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @SensationalOT: This is an issue for ALL of us, not just service users- some politicians are wilfully enigmatic 😕 #OTalk https://t.co/MTJDAexhQJ
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Jared_OT9 Lol it would be a good start, read a variety of news sources (NEVER THE DAILY MAIL), https://t.co/HXJxehm90a has good info #OTalk
TEDxUCLA @TEDxUCLA
RT @BillWongOT: @CeeCeeOT @OTSophie @Lauren_OT @kerri_schOT @SamOTantha And this Saturday I am treating myself to attend @tedxucla. Sunday I am golfing after church. #otalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @katherinea1989: @SamOTantha Encouraging debate and giving SU the confidence to use their voice. We can lead by example on how debate can be a positive thing #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @katherinea1989: @SamOTantha Encouraging debate and giving SU the confidence to use their voice. We can lead by example on how debate can be a positive thing #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
what are some examples from current practice of how services & OTs are supporting service users to vote in the upcoming election #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @EllenChisman: Could we work with impartial organisations to support us to create this accessible info? Not sure who, but experts in politics...#OTalk https://t.co/T0DF1ACcDg
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Rob_Suter1: #OTalk the whole election campaign can be draining and damaging to mental wellbeing. So much negativity in media and among public every day
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @OT_JackieP: A current affairs group would be great for this, as would a life skills session. Support to register as well! #OTalk https://t.co/A5rXj85eUs
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@OTalk_ I'm not talking about personal opinions/votes. But sharing prof opinion on policies which directly effect the SU we work with #OTalk
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @GillyGorry: Systematic cuts to health welfare & social care = serious impact on clients\ profs We all need the system at somepoint It should work #otalk https://t.co/er2IKgzHfV
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
I used to let people here believe I was American after they heard my accent, not so much after the Donald! 😂. Much ♥️ Canadian #OTalk https://t.co/kzGFJxkpEL
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
I'd love to facilitate this #OTalk https://t.co/FG9L94s6UI
Jacki Liddle @jacki_liddle
RT @SamOTantha: #OTalk If u work on a ward or in the community with SU on a ward please consider those who want to vote & support where possible 2 do so. https://t.co/DBwtslcz4I
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha Community integration- have elderly walk or practice car transfers to get to voting stations. #otalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
Make sure you vote - it gives you the right to moan when promises are broken #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SadieBlueOT: @OTalk_ I'm not talking about personal opinions/votes. But sharing prof opinion on policies which directly effect the SU we work with #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @Jared_OT9 Lol it would be a good start, read a variety of news sources (NEVER THE DAILY MAIL), https://t.co/HXJxehm90a has good info #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@Keirwales I took this quiz, https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I try to remember its the policy not the person we are voting for #OTalk
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
GREAT question! #OTalk https://t.co/PaUObJUX0f
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
RT @BillWongOT: @SamOTantha Community integration- have elderly walk or practice car transfers to get to voting stations. #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I agree. Think we can offer facts but giving political opinion to those who could be seen as a vulnerable might be frowned on #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: @Keirwales I took this quiz, https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I try to remember its the policy not the person we are voting for #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @SamOTantha: @Keirwales I took this quiz, https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I try to remember its the policy not the person we are voting for #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
RT @SamOTantha: @Keirwales I took this quiz, https://t.co/8vO0Qiduim I try to remember its the policy not the person we are voting for #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @Keirwales: @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I agree. Think we can offer facts but giving political opinion to those who could be seen as a vulnerable might be frowned on #OTalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Thanks to my recent essay on Occupational Justice at @OTLeeds for my thoughts going this way...! :-) #OTalk https://t.co/PfxhdDExlw
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@SamOTantha By the sudden drop in tweets, it looks like there aren't many examples of supporting service users to vote...? #OTalk
Jennifer Owen @JenniferOT1
@BEvans_OT @SamOTantha As I said they should make sure wheelchair access but at least there is an option until that happens and are not exclude completely #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
Check out hashtag #publicduty to hear from fellow public servants about (mainly Tory) policy impacts #otalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
I remember talking politics with new friends in Dagenham years ago. All BNP voters. That was an interesting night. #otalk https://t.co/m6klTzTc47
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
Anybody who is working in inpatient services a great suggesting from @OT_JackieP #OTalk https://t.co/dL8hisvkxr
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @JenniferOT1: @BEvans_OT @SamOTantha As I said they should make sure wheelchair access but at least there is an option until that happens and are not exclude completely #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Is it possible to give 'facts' without them being weighted by personal political opinion? I try, but I'm not sure I always succeed... #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @SamOTantha: Anybody who is working in inpatient services a great suggesting from @OT_JackieP #OTalk https://t.co/dL8hisvkxr
Keir Harding @Keirwales
RT @ForensicDetail: Check out hashtag #publicduty to hear from fellow public servants about (mainly Tory) policy impacts #otalk
Ellen Chisman @EllenChisman
Was just thinking that! And that I haven't heard of or seen any so far on my course...#OTalk https://t.co/2iChTaywSk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@yasminhelen_leo Im hoping to compile a list !! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha @OT_JackieP Yes- I remember mental health facilities (as well as nursing homes) occasionally have current events groups. #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @SamOTantha: Anybody who is working in inpatient services a great suggesting from @OT_JackieP #OTalk https://t.co/dL8hisvkxr
#OTalk @OTalk_
it's been an active and interesting discussion this evening. just a few minutes left folks #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@yasminhelen_leo @SamOTantha Those I work with are all able to get there. Would consider in a different setting. #OTalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @ForensicDetail: Make sure you vote - it gives you the right to moan when promises are broken #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@SamOTantha @OT_JackieP In nursing home setting in the US, providing interventions to help residents participate such is a good goal. #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Keirwales: @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I agree. Think we can offer facts but giving political opinion to those who could be seen as a vulnerable might be frowned on #OTalk
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
@SamOTantha @OTalk_ Great resource but may need some more publicising for our clients who dont/cant access technology @BBCNews @UTVNews @Channel4News #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Don't know it's even possible to find these elusive facts #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Is it possible to give 'facts' without them being weighted by personal political opinion? I try, but I'm not sure I always succeed... #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@yasminhelen_leo @SamOTantha Not in services ATM but did have open conversations over tea when in MH hospital, just explaining into easier to understand language #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@SamOTantha Do share it! We seem to be frightened to engage in politics in practice. #OTalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
Agree, remain unbiased when supporting people to access info. Must ensure if we are providing info that it is factual and balanced. #OTalk https://t.co/0ccTIEyEyY
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
RT @ForensicDetail: Check out hashtag #publicduty to hear from fellow public servants about (mainly Tory) policy impacts #otalk
Jo @joisdancing
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I wonder if asking people "what is most important to you?" is a good route in. If they say education/health etc you can explore this #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
Later folks... continuing on a work marathon of 2+ weeks! #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I think so print of the policy matrix from voting counts & explain what they mean by policy & let the person come to their conclusion #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
@ForensicDetail #Otalk thank you for the information
Jenny Killeen @TheTattooedOT
First time with #OTalk this evening. Interesting topics and nice to know there is so much passion for OT!
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@mencap_charity have lots of great resources which explain why politics are important and what happens in parliament #OTalk https://t.co/n8lgQgBD8O
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
To be honest, as a Paediatric OT, it's at the very edge of my role and we get so very busy with core stuff 😕 - are others doing more? #OTalk https://t.co/kc1TmeE3Ot
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @Helen_OTUK: Agree, remain unbiased when supporting people to access info. Must ensure if we are providing info that it is factual and balanced. #OTalk https://t.co/0ccTIEyEyY
Jo @joisdancing
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ The service user is the one setting the theme for the conversation then: client centred, and slightly less prone to personal bias! #otalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@ForensicDetail @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Is it really so terrible to share political opinions? As long as it's shared respectfully with an aim to converse rather than argue? #OTalk
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@yasminhelen_leo @SamOTantha As a nation we refrain from talking politics in case it upsets, politics or sex #otalk
Kelly M @OTontheTracks
RT @OT_JackieP: A current affairs group would be great for this, as would a life skills session. Support to register as well! #OTalk https://t.co/A5rXj85eUs
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OTalk_: it's been an active and interesting discussion this evening. just a few minutes left folks #OTalk
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
RT @Helen_OTUK: Agree, remain unbiased when supporting people to access info. Must ensure if we are providing info that it is factual and balanced. #OTalk https://t.co/0ccTIEyEyY
#OTalk @OTalk_
yes, being part of the debate is important. there are many views to consider. #OTalk https://t.co/vcKx66hjnW
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@joisdancing @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I like that #OTalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
@ForensicDetail #otalk I'm down with that, I'll realign the balance when I can.
Katherine @katherinea1989
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I agree! But the key thing is helping people find their own voice! Enabling them to make an informed choice without unintended bias! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@TheTattooedOT Not when you are working 45-55 hour weeks. 😞 #otalk
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @TheTattooedOT: First time with #OTalk this evening. Interesting topics and nice to know there is so much passion for OT!
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
tonight's #otalk has been really interesting, thought-provoking and so relevant/current!! 👍🏼💚
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@joisdancing @yasminhelen_leo @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I think you can point towards info. It is all opinion so explaining policy is like giving your view of a holy text. We have ++ power #otalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@howell_lucy @yasminhelen_leo that stiff British upper lip #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ have done this a bit - handled carefully politics is a great way to reengage the socially excluded in a society that rejected them #otalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
thanks for hosting a really interesting chat @SamOTantha & @OTalk_ 💚#otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
#OTalk wow, that hour went fast! Thanks to @samOTantha for hosting and @gillygorry for support.
#OTalk @OTalk_
RT @SamOTantha: @yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I think so print of the policy matrix from voting counts & explain what they mean by policy & let the person come to their conclusion #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
RT @Helen_OTUK: Agree, remain unbiased when supporting people to access info. Must ensure if we are providing info that it is factual and balanced. #OTalk https://t.co/0ccTIEyEyY
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
Great chat tonight - topic right up my street thanks @SamOTantha #OTalk 👏🏽👏🏽😊
Lucy Howell @howell_lucy
@BillWongOT Make sure your get some occ balance #OTalk 👍
Jade @jadeb_OT
RT @OT_rach: Great chat tonight - topic right up my street thanks @SamOTantha #OTalk 👏🏽👏🏽😊
Keir Harding @Keirwales
That is the problem for me. I couldn't be balanced. #otalk https://t.co/8t38Q5xFpj
#OTalk @OTalk_
I liken voting to informed consent. when you have all the facts you make an informed decision about whats important 2 you. many views #otalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
@SamOTantha I will update the blog with transcript of tonight's chat in the next few days #Otalk
Helen OTUK @Helen_OTUK
@Keirwales At least you are aware... Important first step. #OTalk
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RT @katherinea1989: @yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I agree! But the key thing is helping people find their own voice! Enabling them to make an informed choice without unintended bias! #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
if tonights #OTalk sparked some Qs & potential interventions prior to the election why not send an email round ur team get the convo started
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
RT @yasminhelen_leo: @ForensicDetail @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Is it really so terrible to share political opinions? As long as it's shared respectfully with an aim to converse rather than argue? #OTalk
Ruth Roberts @ruth__lucia
Really enjoyed getting involved in my first #OTalk thanks @SamOTantha for hosting! 💚
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thanks for a great chat @SamOTantha lots of great discussion had tonight #OTalk
Ms Rachel Booth-Gardiner 💚 @OT_rach
RT @OTalk_: thanks for a great chat @SamOTantha lots of great discussion had tonight #OTalk
Jo @joisdancing
@Keirwales @yasminhelen_leo @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Absolutely.Politics can be bewildering: helping someone know what to look for, e.g. parties' policies on [specific topic] simplifies #OTalk
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
I think we need to call #publicduty something like #celebritynews or add a 2nd # like #kittenpictures to create more media saturation #OTalk https://t.co/n35sZY2yup
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@ForensicDetail @yasminhelen_leo @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ I think it's similar to discussing religion. Obviously you can but need to be so aware of your power to influence. #otalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@ForensicDetail @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Well done! It seems like we're neglecting a huge part of what influences the lives of us all if we neglect to talk about politics #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@ruth__lucia Great to have you, hopefully see you next week ! #OTalk
Bill Wong, OTD, OTR/L @BillWongOT
@howell_lucy Another 50+ hour work week this week though. ☹️ #otalk
karen geraghty 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇺🇦 @kagz76
@ForensicDetail #otalk I love a bit of rage, rage can be a game changer.
Keir Harding @Keirwales
@yasminhelen_leo @ForensicDetail @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ An aim to covert rather than argue ☺🤔 #otalk
Sadie Blue @SadieBlueOT
@Keirwales @OTalk_ I agree, we shouldn't influence/coherse SU. But we should be influencing policy makers, managers, MPs, etc. #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@yasminhelen_leo @Keirwales @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ It helps that I'm a bit of a politics nerd so can balance the debate #otalk
Maggie Ruth Morton @SensationalOT
We ♥️ to talk about politics & what has gone wrong after our chance to vote is past- we need to get PROACTIVE! ✊🏼 #Otalk https://t.co/c6Mk2D9JzI
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
#OTalk a simple and quick way to promote the value of OT to local candidates. #GeneralElection https://t.co/kjwCPC2v0s
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales @ForensicDetail @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Of course. We always need to be aware of power differentials, but religion doesn't affect everyone like politics does #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
Definitely #otalk https://t.co/5hYerGYnhB
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@OTalk_ I hope everyone is going to Vote now !!!! #OTalk
Keir Harding @Keirwales
#OTalk good work @SamOTantha ! 🥇🥇🏆🥇🥇
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RT @SamOTantha: @OTalk_ I hope everyone is going to Vote now !!!! #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
Serving prisoners cantvote but probationers and ppl detained under MH act can, I believe @PrisonUK #otalk
Jo @joisdancing
@OTalk_ @SamOTantha Many thanks! My first time participating in #otalk - lots of food for thought - certainly a topical discussion this week!
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
@Keirwales @ForensicDetail @SadieBlueOT @OTalk_ Converse, not convert! It's about informed choice. Not about opinion battles. #OTalk
Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@ForensicDetail @PrisonUK Anybody sectioned under the MH act can vote and if they wish to do so should be supported in this given that it is a human right #OTalk
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OT_rach: Great chat tonight - topic right up my street thanks @SamOTantha #OTalk 👏🏽👏🏽😊
Kerri Schubert @kerri_schOT
RT @OTalk_: I liken voting to informed consent. when you have all the facts you make an informed decision about whats important 2 you. many views #otalk
Matthew Hocking @MatthewHocking2
RT @katherinea1989: @SamOTantha Encouraging debate and giving SU the confidence to use their voice. We can lead by example on how debate can be a positive thing #OTalk
Ciara O'Neill @CiaraIrishOT
Great chat tonight on #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@SamOTantha @PrisonUK get the postal ballots on our wards 4 eligible service users - complicated by additional criminal sections in forensic settings #otalk
Kirstie @Kirstie_OT
Well done to @GillyGorry & @SamOTantha! Looked like a massively busy #OTalk tonight.
Lisa @lisafly15070304
RT @OTalk_: I liken voting to informed consent. when you have all the facts you make an informed decision about whats important 2 you. many views #otalk
Matthew Hocking @MatthewHocking2
RT @ForensicDetail: Make sure you vote - it gives you the right to moan when promises are broken #OTalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
@SamOTantha @PrisonUK Might be trickier in Acute/crisis admission I suppose #otalk
ForensicDetail @ForensicDetail
RT @SamOTantha: @ForensicDetail @PrisonUK Anybody sectioned under the MH act can vote and if they wish to do so should be supported in this given that it is a human right #OTalk
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Samantha Tavender @SamOTantha
@ForensicDetail @PrisonUK Yes defiantly, but I hope all wards and #NHS trusts are considering this and looking at staffing levels to adequately meet need. #OTalk
Leo Keller @LeoKellerOT
Great talk tonight. Let's get political #OTalk
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