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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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BounceOT successfully facilitated a second round of rebound therapy training with Education staff at Castleview Primary School in Stirling. This brings the total number of Castleview’s staff certified as Play Leaders in rebound therapy to 10 [since 2018]. Located in Raploch Community Campus, Castleview supports children with a range of severe and profound additional support...
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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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“The activity on the trampoline not only stimulates the cardiovascular system, but also provides significant mental stimulation at the same time. It’s fun for C – it’s one of the few times I see him laugh!” Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Lead Occupational Therapist at bOunceT) was asked to write an article for PMLD Link about...
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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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Over the last few months, my OT students and I have been working with the amazing pupils, and fab teaching team, at Kinnaird Primary School in Larbert.
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