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In June 2023, Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Specialist Occupational Therapist) facilitated rebound therapy training with staff from Fairhill Lifestyles in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. This came after management staff from South Lanarkshire Leisure (SLL) agreed to begin offering their own rebound therapy sessions to individuals and families in their local community. bounceOT have been working every...
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At the start of this year, we blogged about purchasing a new car for staff to use – BounceOT invest in purchasing a car as part of new business growth plans We needed to buy this car to make sure that different staff working at BounceOT are able to get out and about in the...
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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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Here at BounceOT, we work at Scottish Autism‘s New Struan School on Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 9am-12pm. We have been providing inclusive activity sessions and rebound therapy since 2017! This was originally blogged about by the school – you can read it here: Rebound Therapy at New Struan School We are looking for a...
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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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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 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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Highlight: September 2020 –“bOunceT” Occupational Therapy (OT) model of rebound therapy. Callum MacKinnon (Founder & Occupational Therapy Lead) at bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy CIC reflects on his journey from learning about rebound therapy, to setting up a rebound therapy service, then developing this into a specialist occupational therapy service. Definition Rebound therapy is not a...
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