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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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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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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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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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PMLD LINK was established to make a difference to the lives of children and adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Occupational Therapy Lead) has published an article about BounceOT and the use of rebound therapy [the therapeutic use of a trampoline] in PMLD Link’s Winter 2022 edition of the...
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I am very excited to be part of the amazing bOunceT family. At BounceOT (bOunceT) we recently recruited 2 part time staff as Play Leader’s! This was part of the bank recruitment model that we blogged about a few months ago – You can read the blog here! ‘‘Bank’ staff recruitment model adopted by bOunceT...
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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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Brian (Play Leader) with 1 of the 2 new bikes The Leadership Team at bOunceT have made a new employee benefit available to core staff working evenings and weekends – a brand new bike! This benefit comes at the same time that all staff are signed up to the Level 1 Heathcare Plan with Westfield...
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bOunceT are recruiting a small ‘bank’ of Play Leader staff – apply now! Deadline – Monday 24th October 2022 @ 12pm This is an exciting time to join a motivated team, and well-established service, delivering activity-based therapeutic play sessions to children and adults with disabilities and their families. Details about the role, pay, and benefits...
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From September 2022, all staff employed at bOunceT will automatically be enrolled into a Level 1 healthcare plan with Westfield Health. The employee benefit was originally promoted through the Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce – as part of a membership benefit to all businesses in Forth Valley area. The Leadership Team have rolled out the...
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