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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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Forth Valley: £345,800 of large grants given to 29 organisations and a further £66,215 in small grants given to 21 organisations bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy: awarded £10,000 for project expenses until March 2022 – new mental health project to support adults with disabilities, and their parents/carers. More news about this project below. Stirling Voluntary Enterprise...
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We have recently said goodbye to a group of 4th year Occupational Therapy students from Glasgow Caledonian University, it was great to get to know them and have them as part of our team for a short yet memorable placement experience at bOunceT! We had a total of 4 students within this placement group –...
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Introduction by Callum (Founder & Occupational Therapy Lead)Hi, my name is Callum and I am the Founder, Executive Director and Occupational Therapy Lead at bOunceT! The last 12 months have been challenging to say the least, but my team and I have made the most of turning these challenges into positives! This short blog is...
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We previously hinted that we were growing our team here at bOunceT in our ‘New Year, New Office!‘ blog post. We feel that after giving them some time to settle in, now is the perfect time to introduce them to you. They have all come from Glasgow Caledonian University and we are excited for you...
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