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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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The Pfizer UK Social Enterprise Programme 2023 is designed to support leaders who are ambitious about growing and expanding their impact and work. I credit my ability to be 6 years in business as a result of key business support prgrammes and grants from my start up days. SSE Scotland’s Trade Up Programme was key...
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The Falkirk Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund new fund, launched by Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership, aims to help organisations widen access to community-based services in the Falkirk area which target health and social inequalities or improve health and wellbeing. Patricia Cassidy, Chief Officer, Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership said: “Our colleagues...
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BounceOT has been shortlisted to the final of Scottish EDGE‘s Round 20, in the Young EDGE category. Overall, such a positive business proposal, making a real difference to the clients that have been supported and now looking to roll out the proven model further! Judging Panel – 1st Stage Assessment Scottish EDGE is a competition...
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The OT Coaching pilot was informed by the Occupational Performance Coaching (OPC) evidence base. OPC is an approach which focuses on ensuring families/parents are listened to and understood, in order for them to feel empowered and confident in achieving what they need and want to do as a family. OPC is based upon providing families...
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Following on from the success of the Kickstart Scheme – where we hosted 3 young people’s work placements, click here to read about it – bOunceT has been lucky enough to secure further funding from Stirling Council to facilitate another 6 months of work for 1 of the young adults. Viktor (Social Media Assistant) was...
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The Scottish Government launched The Communities Mental Health and Well-being Fund for adults in October 2021. To date, the Fund has supported nearly 2,000 community projects delivering various activities and programmes. Here at bOunceT, we were awarded £10,000 grant funding at the start of 2022 to fund 4 months worth of project activities. We blogged...
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Over the last few months, my OT students and I have been working with the amazing pupils, and fab teaching team, at Kinnaird Primary School in Larbert.
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Hello! My name is Imogen. I am a final year occupational therapy student from Brunel University, and my time at bOunceT was to be my fourth and final placement before graduating. Previously I have experienced a placement working with the elderly in community and two in a hospital setting working with neurological conditions, therefore, I...
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Specialist OT staff, Play Leaders, and OT students on placement at bOunceT will begin delivering services to new families in a new local authority area. This new partnership is the result of joint innovation with PAMIS. The aim of this project is to provide high quality – and FUN – activities to individuals living with...
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