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Occupational Therapy
Callum MacKinnon (Founder – bounceOT) has worked as a Specialist Occupational Therapist in NHS Fife alongside running the social enterprise since July 2022. Having recently completed a pilot project to help develop an Adult Neurodevelopmental Pathway in NHS Fife, Callum applied to secure funding for a 12 month Fellowship with NES – NHS Education for...
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In June 2023, Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Specialist Occupational Therapist) facilitated rebound therapy training with staff from Fairhill Lifestyles in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. This came after management staff from South Lanarkshire Leisure (SLL) agreed to begin offering their own rebound therapy sessions to individuals and families in their local community. bounceOT have been working every...
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The power of marketing & branding – What does a household product and a therapeutic intervention/ activity have in common? Well, obviously, nothing practically or visually – but from a branding perspective they’re the same concept. A ‘hoover’ is the word that everyone uses to describe vacuum cleaning. I find myself often saying that I...
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headshot of occupational therapist advertising lecture presentation at The OT Show about rebound therapy
Founder & Occupational Therapy Lead of bounceOT, Callum MacKinnon, recently presented in the Keynote Theatre at the annual ‘OT Show’ in Birmingham. An adapted version of the presentation slides can be viewed here! Callum was approached to speak at the OT Show a few months prior to the event. The theme of rebound therapy and...
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Callum MacKinnon (Founder and Lead Occupational Therapist – bounceOT) has been awarded a £5,000 grant from the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) Specialist Section for People with Learning Disabilities (SSPLD). The funding was made available after RCOT SSPLD launched their new Innovation Awards this year. The committee met today and we reviewed the applications....
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I enjoyed the training today it was informative and i now feel more confident to take on this work with the young people I support. I felt everyone’s opinions were valued. Overall i enjoyed it.  We previously blogged about working with Ashton Secondary School in Glasgow here – Glasgow ASN school certify 11 staff as...
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Callum (Founder & Occupational Therapy Lead at BounceOT) published an article with Glasgow Caledonian University Occupational Therapy Department – Top 10 Tips for Setting Up a Social Enterprise We wanted to share it here for you to read via our website too! Hello! I’m Callum – an Occupational Therapist and Social Entrepreneur. I’m honoured to have...
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BounceOT invest in purchasing a car as part of new business growth plans Our newest asset was dropped off recently by Cazoo We needed to buy this car to make sure that different staff working at BounceOT are able to get out and about in the local community. In addition to running our busy therapeutic...
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Here at BounceOT, we work at Scottish Autism‘s New Struan School on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 9am-12pm. We have been providing inclusive activity sessions and rebound therapy since 2017! This was originally blogged about by the school – you can read it here: Rebound Therapy at New Struan School We are looking for a...
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Here at BounceOT, we are looking for new Play Leader(s) to come and support our small team to facilitate some fun activities on a Saturday (primarily) – either weekly, or fortnightly. The opportunities for other weekend work (Sundays) and/or during mid week is subject to your capacity and our availability. Deadline – Friday 26th May...
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