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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 3 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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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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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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