Tasmania Division

Occupational Therapy Week 2016

Please join us on the 25th of October! We are celebrating Occupational Therapy week and World Occupational Therapy Day in Tasmania: our Reach your creative pOTential workshop and afternoon tea will enable you to focus on occupational therapy; Occupational Therapy Week and Occupational Therapy Day; add to your CPD; network with peers and invigorate your practice- please use this link to register. Students, members and non members are all most welcome- please spread the message on.

We also have Regional Interest groups occurring in the month of October and these will connect to the local community of Occupational Therapists. Please use this link or go to the practice support section for updates and to connect with Occupational Therapists in your region...

For more about celebrating OT week please follow this link to our OTA information and resources.

World Occupational Therapy Day

is celebrated across the earth! The 24 hour conference schedule has been released for World OT Day: http://ot4ot.com/ot24vx.html

The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is the international voice of the occupational therapy profession which globally comprises of 92 national occupational therapy professional organisations. World Occupational Therapy Day is the opportunity to heighten the visibility of the profession’s development work and to promote the activities of WFOT locally, nationally, and internationally. Find out more about world OT day here.

Professional Development, Occupational Therapy Australia

Alex Pilkington-Kerr, our Tasmanian Continuing Professional Development Coordinator works part time coordinating the PD for both Tasmania and Victoria. Please contact her here if you have any queries or suggestions regarding Tasmanian based webinars, workshops or events.

For enquiries about Australia Wide PD events please go to the PD section of our website, or if you have a query about a specific event please contact Sandra Malbourne.

Tasmanian Primary Health Network

The Tasmanian Primary Health Network have many events and activities that Tasmanian OTs can link in to. Please navigate through this link if you wish to browse the web-site

The Independent Living Centre (ILC) have open-to-public events.

If you like, you can explore their Website : www.ilctas.asn.au

For further information, you can contact
Julie Dunham; Admin. Support Officer/Mobile Outreach Coordinator
ILC Tas Pty Ltd
275 Wellington Street
South Launceston Tas 7249
Phone: 1300 885 886 (national number) or 03 6335 9200

MAIB Survey

Occupational Therapy Australia Tasmanian Division have entered into discussions with MAIB to review the structure and payment of services currently funded. Thank you for your input this has beenvery helpful- Please be aware that all results will be de-identified when communicating them to MAIB.

Divisional Meeting update

The Divisional Council meets regularly and welcomes your feedback.Thank you to those who attended the Annual Divisional Meeting held on the 31st of March 2016.