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News from Member Organisations September 2021 - Canada

September 2021 WFOT newsletter - Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

New publication for French-language OTs. Remodeler sa vie’ is now available for purchase through the CAOT Store. Led by Dr.Mélanie Levasseur and a team from the Université de Sherbrooke, the manual Lifestyle Redesign: The Intervention Tested in the USC Well Elderly Studes has been painstakingly translated in order to bring this important step-by-step guide to an international french-language audience. Le programme Remodeler sa vie® vise à permettre aux participants d’intégrer, dans leur routine de vie quotidienne, des activités durables, satisfaisantes sur le plan personnel et bénéfiques pour leur santé. Non-member price is $99.99 print or $49.99 eBook.

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New competencies for occupational therapists in Canada. The multi-year CORECOM/CANCOM project has produced a single competency document to describe entry-to-practice competencies and competencies used throughout the span of occupational therapy practice. At this time, the competency document is being translated into French and will be available in both English and French in September 2021 on the following site: https://www.corecomcanada.com/

Aging in Place virtual conference November 23-26, 2021. Registration opens September 15th!

‘Home is where the heart is: Creating opportunities for aging in place’ is a virtual multi-track, multi-disciplinary learning event being hosted by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and being co-constructed with older adults to immerse delegates in a unique and inclusive forum for generating ideas, information and exchange. Thought leaders from the field of aging; including professionals, advocates, champions and the older adults and caregivers who are living the aging experience, are invited to get involved in an upcoming conference November 23rd to 26th 2021. Plan to join us! Registration opens September 15th.

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