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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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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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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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Introduction Danielle recently completed her final year Occupational Therapy placement (through Glasgow Caledonian University). She was 1 of 2 students following a 2:1 supervision model. This is known as a Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) placement model. Francesca and Callum from Bounce OT previously blogged about their experience being part of the official Practice Education training...
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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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The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit. Callum & Eliza were always easy to reach out to for any kind of support, I knew they were only a message away, which kept me on the right track even when working from home. The...
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bOunceT has been awarded a place on the Social Inclusion Framework after successfully completing a competitive tender by Stirling Council. bOunceT are now an approved supplier on the framework and are already receiving referrals from Stirling Council’s Children with Disabilities Social Work team. Many of the families who are supported by this team are entitled...
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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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Lien Andries is an Occupational Therapy student living in Belgium. She initially contacted Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Lead Occupational Therapist) at bOunceT a few months ago to organise an OT student exchange in the hope to gain work experience for her CV. Despite challenges with formalising the agreement due to COVID restrictions and other processes...
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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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