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Conference Timetable Announced!

Delivered in partnership with KCC Adult Social Care & Health, our Therapy Integration Conference offers delegates focused CPD content, completely free!

Join us in person or choose a virtual ticket for full online access...


9:30 - Introduction & Welcome

Jane Miller, Principal OT, Kent County Council

10:00 - Workforce development and Student placements

Maria Trotman, AHP Faculty lead & Nicki McRae, AHP Student Placement expansion

10:30 - From Practice Placement and Beyond - 

Experiences from a final year clinical and leadership placement

Faye Condon (OT Senior Practitioner), Mel Miller (Operational Manager for OT Services), Michael Butt (Final Year OT Student, Canterbury Christchurch University) & Sharon Pattison (Specialist Occupational Therapist)

11:00 The Challenge and Triumphs of delivering OT student placements in a virtual world

Sarah Chapman - Manager of East Kent OT Service

11:30 Zones of Regulation

Lisa Russell, Specialist Intervention Pathway - Ashford, Canterbury and Coastal Learning Disability Team

12:00 Transforming Transitions from Secondary to Primary Care

Laura Pechey, Senior OT - Canterbury & Coastal Community Mental Health Team

Abi Hutter, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Celeste Pachot-Hyde, Occupational Therapist - Canterbury & Coastal Community Mental Health Team

12:30 - OT within the Early Intervention Service for Psychosis.

Supporting patients back to primary care.

Hayley Miles, Operational Team Leader - Early Intervention in Psychosis Team

13:00 - Aspiring to excellence exploring professional curiosity.

An inspiring networking session to reignite our passion for OT

Sarah Chapman - Manager of East Kent OT Service

13:30 - A brief overview of Interoception (the eighth sense) and the impact of poor Interoception Awareness on ADL’s

Sue Eltringham, Occupational Therapist – Autism Spectrum Conditions Team

14:00 - The journey of a first year OT apprentice: Doing, Being, Becoming

OT Apprentices: Fiona Harding-white, Jose Burill, Sara Hyde, and Katherine Phillips

14:30 Detentions under the Mental Health Act – Can OT’s do that?

Louise Brazier, Occupational Therapist - Kent County Council

15:00 OT Journey Supporting Care Homes Across Kent

Jane Dolphin, Manual Handling Trainer, OT4Independence

15:30 Sport For Confidence

Liz Fletcher, Educational Lead - Sport For Confidence

Not available at these times?

Recordings of all presentations will be made available on the RISE Virtual online platform in the days following the event. Access, re-watch and share the content at a time to suit you, for 30 days post event. Both Physical and Online attendees will be emailed a link to enter the platform closer to the event - make sure you register your FREE ticket!

RISE Hybrid Therapy Integration is sponsored by NRS Healthcare

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