Australian Health Professionals are thrilled to celebrate OT week 2022. OT, or occupational therapy week first kicked-off in 2010, and since then has become an important event amongst the healthcare community to promote and celebrate the occupational therapy profession. The OT week 2022 theme is “what OT means to me”.
World Occupational Therapy Day
This year, OT week runs from 24-30 October with World Occupational Therapy Day being held on 27 October 2022. OT week is the annual national week to celebrate and talk about all things occupational therapy. World Occupational Therapy Day provides the opportunity to heighten the visibility of occupational therapists’ development work programs and the many benefits of occupational therapy services.
- Functional Assessments
- Independent Living
- Assistive Technology
- Sensory Profiling
- Social Skills
- Behaviour and Learning Support
How to celebrate occupational therapy Australia
The broad theme of “what OT means to me” enables the entire OT community, across the country, to shine a spotlight on the care and professionalism occupational therapists deliver to their clients, and in addition allows clients to talk about the benefits of OT.
There are many ways to participate in World Occupational Therapy Day October 2022 including:
Share on social channels
Host an event
Plan and host an event or CPD session for world occupational therapy week. Provide the date, time, and registration details to OTA by completing the OT week enquiry form to have your event featured on their website.
OT week stories
Contact your OT team and ask them to reflect and share one of their favourite client stories for each day of OT week.
Supporting our occupational therapists
At Australian Health Professionals, our occupational therapists work across a range of settings Australia wide, including healthcare.
AHP Healthcare specialises in the delivery of locum, temporary, and permanent healthcare staffing expertise to both public and private healthcare organisations across Australia.
A positive work-life balance is central to lasting success at any level of your healthcare career. At AHP Healthcare, we listen tentatively and exert maximal effort to ensure our candidates are assigned to positions that accommodate their unique career ambitions and commitments. We focus on enhancing the quality of staffing solutions we deliver to clients, whilst also placing the needs of every candidate at the heart of everything we do. We have developed a holistic approach to healthcare recruitment and pride ourselves on our dedication and culture in providing rewarding career prospects in the healthcare landscape.