Occupational therapist

What is?

Occupational therapist is a healthcare professional, who helps people overcome physical or mental problems or problems caused by accidents or ageing.

What do you do as an occupational therapist?

• Observing patients actions and abilities, reviewing medical histories, and evaluating patients conditions and areas for improvement
• Creating treatment plans, establishing therapy goals, and evaluating patients’ progress
• Helping patients improve their home and work environments to further their progress, and educating employers and caregivers about accommodating patients.


How many years does it take to become an occupational therapist?

It takes three or four years to complete a bachelor’s in occupational therapy and two additional years for a master’s degree in occupational therapy.

How can I be an occupational therapist?

You need to complete a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in occupational therapy. Then you must also register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

How much does an occupational therapist make a year?
The median annual salary of an occupational therapist is £27,603. Depending on the experience an occupational therapist earns an annual salary of £21,426 – £40,983.

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