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On Thursday 18th April 2024, Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Specialist Occupational Therapist) delivered rebound therapy training to 10 staff from Potential Living in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire. Callum was joined by Eliza (Service Manager) & Ryan (Therapeutic Play Leader) to help facilitate. From 10am – 12.30pm, the group covered some ‘theory’ and foundations about rebound therapy...
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Links – 9.30am – 10am Intro to bounceOT slides
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Bounce OT have recently facilitated a second round of training with Education staff from Ashton Secondary School in Glasgow. This brings the total number of Ashton’s school staff who are certified as Play Leaders in rebound therapy to 11. Callum has supported our staff develop their knowledge of rebound therapy where we found his knowledge...
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Staff Stories: Francesca Smart - Play Coordinator
My name is Francesca and I’ve been working full-time at bOunceT since August 2019. I qualified as an Occupational Therapist with an MSc from the University of Cumbria in 2018 after having placements in mental health, neurological rehab, community stroke and acute elderly medical. Upon qualifying as an OT I took up a rotational post...
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Staff Stories: Callum Mackinnon - Executive Director/Founder
Callum MacKinnon (Occupational Therapy Lead) at bOunceT reflects on his experience of leaving high school with no idea ‘what to do’, participating in Camp America, then switching university courses from International Business to Occupational Therapy. Finally, he explains what we loves about being an Occupational Therapist! “…when you strip the profession and people back to...
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Staff Stories - Naomi Youngman: Play Resource Officer
Hi, my name is Naomi and I am the new Play Coordinator and Play Resource Officer for bOunceT. I grew up as a young carer for several family members with learning disabilities and knew that I wanted a career that helped people. However, I also had a creative side to me and wanted to explore...
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Carers Week 2021 - Karen and Kris Procek
Introduction Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise the contributions they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The theme of this year’s carers week is making caring visible and valued. There are over 6.5 million carers in the UK, we...
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Carers Week 2021
Introduction Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise the contributions they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The theme of this year’s carers week is making caring visible and valued. There are over 6.5 million carers in the UK,...
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team - Nadia
Get to know the team behind bOunceT! We all come from varied backgrounds and are keen to share our stories with you.
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Understanding Autism As part of Autism Acceptance Month we would like to spread awareness by providing information to people who may not understand Autism and the challenges people with it face. The team here at bOunceT are always educating themselves to provide the best advice and we want to help break down barriers in understanding...
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