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Simply the Best

In this blog Susan Munro reminds herself why she started her blog – to highlight the work of a speech and language therapist working in the field of adult mental health. In this blog Susan highlights three best things about

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Digital, leaders, writers and Santa

Hello bloggers, it’s rubbish host  Kate Bentham here, trying to catch up with all of the fabulous blogs you have posted over the last 2 weeks. Yes, yes, I’m a bit behind but don’t let that stop you submitting a

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The bee in my bonnet

A very honest blog this week from Laura who responds to a comment made by someone working in mental health services that the aim is to get patients into employement. Laura talks about her own experience of working whilst suffering from long

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Taking the Leap – Sharing an OT Early Intervention in Dementia

Congratulations to Alison Groat for her presentation to 200 Occupational Thepary students on Communication and Making Connections in Dementia. The presentation was aimed at developing their understanding of the importance of person centred support. Alison also introduced the students to the

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Looking at things differently, communicating clearly

Apologies for the delay in doing the Week 45 summary (been a bit busier and more tired than I’d anticipated). Thank you very much to those who contributed posts this week. It was great to have a new contributor, John

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What Counts?

Susan Munro has been busy over the past month. She tells us about what she’s been doing, and considers what outcomes matter in her work as a speech and language therapist in adult mental health. What Counts? by Susan D Munro.

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Demons, downloads and daffodils

Hello, it’s me Kate Bentham again this week, starting with a shuffle of the feet and staring at the floor apology for the delay in getting this summary to you. My standards are slipping. I’ll try harder. Am I forgiven? So,

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Patient safety in mental health – why we need to listen to our patients

Patient safety is foremost in the minds of health practitioners. David shares with us some background to the Scottish Patient Safety Programme in Mental Health, with its aim of significantly reducing harm in mental health settings. Patient safety in mental health –

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What’s in a Name?

Lots to think about in this blog about mental health – do labels give a clear distinct diagnosis to patients? Or are they actually inflexible tags that reduce people to being defined as little more than their conditions? Lots to

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Once Upon a Time . . .

Norma Clark has blogged about her Winston Churchill Travel Scholarship, where she will look at the connection between occupational therapy, education and recovery for people with enduring mental health in Australia and the United States. It’s well worth keeping up

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