Identify an area of practice from your interests or experience to date to base your critical analysis?


Identify an area of practice from your interests or experience to date to base your critical analysis (for example; your experiences of your Placement B setting) ACUTE MEDICINE OT DEPARTMENT IS MY AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

Chose one of the following RCOT publications to underpin your work; this list may be updated with an additional RCOT relevant document as/when published

CHOSEN RCOT IS; Reducing Pressures on hospitals; Improving Lives, Saving Money (2016) Royal College of Occupational Therapy

You should draw on a range of sources including legislation and contemporary research to support and inform your assignment

A successful assignment will:

• Critically analyse an identified area of practice discussing the opportunities and challenges to effective practice linked to a RCOT publication (25%)

• Critically evaluate how the RCOT publication aims to emphasise and influence occupation-centred practice in the identified area of practice.


• Critically reflect on your developing theoretical knowledge and practice skills identifying how you can utilise professional body documents and publications to develop and enhance your own practice in a defined area


• Your assignment will take the form of a report supported by a range of appropriate references (10%)

On completing this module, you will be able to:

Knowledge & Understanding:

• Critically analyse the meaning of occupation-centred practice

• Apply a range of professional knowledge to safe and effective occupational therapy practice

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:

• Critically reflect on assessing occupational performance including the assessment of occupational risks

• Utilise a range of core occupational therapy practice skills and techniques by meeting identified placement competencies

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):

• Demonstrate ethical reasoning to optimise occupational participation for individuals and groups whilst considering a range of policy, legislation, evidence and professional guidelines.

• Develop self-awareness and skills in critical reflection