OT Week 2015
26 - 30 October 2015
Work on disability access to Lake Puketirini underway
Click here to read how Andrew Parkin, Angela Whittaker and Donelle Dewar are lifting the profile of occupational therapy.
OT Week Toolkit (pdf, 2 MB)
#YourLocalSuperHero social media card (pdf, 589 KB)
Print out these cards and leave them in places all over your city (e.g. on the bus, in a library, on a noticeboard). By searching this hashtag, the public will find a number of social media post profiling occupational therapists in New Zealand.
Promotional poster - male (pdf, 6.9 MB)
Promotional poster - female (pdf, 7.6 MB)
'Punching above their weight': the weight of occupational therapists (pdf, 621 KB)
Article by David Brindle. The Guardian, UK, 27 January 2015
Presentation 1: Smart GP's use OT's (pdf, 1.6 MB)
Speaker: Fran Smith, Ergo OT LTD.
Audience: GP's in Wellington, New Zealand
Topic: "Occupational Therapy in Primary Health Care: Smart GP's use OT's"
Note: This presentation includes concepts drawn from ReDO. Presenters must have completed the training prior in order to use the terminology or reference the programme.
Presentation 2: Informal discussion (pdf, 372 KB)
Speaker: Gisborne occupational therapists. Presentation initiated by Sarah Stevens.
Audience: Caregiving students
Topic: Informal discussion
Superhero Placemat (pdf, 143 KB)
Click here to download the Word version of the superhero placemat. This version is more easily edited. Simply replace the 'IMAGE HERE' graphic with photos of your team members.
OT Week bunting template (pdf, 558 KB)
UPDATED OT Week Wordsearch (pdf, 315 KB)
This is the updated version of the OT Week Wordsearch. Please note: former versions contained an error.