Free OT Month Poster

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Free Practice Area Posters

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  Treat Yourself!

iPhone/iPad Hardcases and Gelaskins

NEW!! Promote your profession, express your individual style and customize your digital devices with these interchangeable, protective art prints! These retro art hardcases and gelaskins depict the index of Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy text.

   Prices include shipping!

iPhone Hardcase 4/4S/5
$24.95 (Members)
$27.95 (Non-Members)
iPad Hardcase
$24.95 (Members)
$27.95 (Non-Members
iPad Gelaskin
$21.95 (Members)
$24.95 (Non-Members

                                                       Order an OT iphone or ipad case HERE.


                     Ready, Set, Launch!         

SAOT has launched an exciting new web-based resource.

Fatigue in the Occupational Therapy Workplace

Discover how workplace fatigue can affect your personal health and safety, the well-being of your family, colleagues and care recipients, and the productivity of your workplace.

Click HERE to view the web-based resource.

This new resource includes access to:

• Evidence-based research
• Current policy documents
• Resources for action at the personal, management and policy levels
• Recommendations to manage fatigue in OT workplaces

Complete the self-assessments to receive a downloadable professional development certificate!


Medichair Education Day – Edmonton

Thursday, October 29, 2015

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.                                                      Register HERE today and visit SAOT at our display booth!

Delta Hotel South Grand Ballroom, Edmonton


Occupational Therapy Recovery Conference 2015:
Enhancing Psychological Resiliency through Occupation
October 29 – 30, 2015
Robbins Learning Centre, Royal Alexandra Hospital
10230 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, Alberta


For more information and registration details, click HERE.





Registration for OSOT conference 2015

Click HERE for brochure




The Mental Health Review’s online questionnaire is now available to collect input from Albertans on how to improve the lives of those living with addiction and mental health challenges. The Mental Health Review is being co-chaired by Dr. David Swann, Liberal leader and MLA for Calgary-Mountain View, and Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake. Tyler White, CEO for Siksika Health Services, which is affiliated with Treaty 7 Management Corporation , has joined the Mental Health Review as a third committee member. The questionnaire is now available on Alberta Health’s website. Click HERE. The online questionnaire is open until Friday, October 23, and the report and recommendations will be presented to government by the end of the year. Visit Alberta Health's website to see the news release.



Veterans Affairs – SAOT Advocacy Work a Success!
SAOT is pleased to report that, following advocacy activities with Veterans Affairs Canada, the rate for occupational therapy services in the categories of VAC Requested Assessment (249030) and OT Treatment/Visit (249031) has been set at $125 per hour effective January 15th, 2015. This will assist in ensuring good access to occupational therapy by veterans.

Further to that announcement, rates for VAC Clinical Care Manager / Occupational Therapist rate were increased to match the VAC OT rate of $62.50 per half hour. Click HERE.

Our advocacy efforts were successful!