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My name is Francesca and I’ve been working full-time at bOunceT since August 2019. I qualified as an Occupational Therapist with an MSc from the University of Cumbria in 2018 after having placements in mental health, neurological rehab, community stroke and acute elderly medical. Upon qualifying as an OT I took up a rotational post...
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Callum MacKinnon (Occupational Therapy Lead) at bOunceT reflects on his experience of leaving high school with no idea ‘what to do’, participating in Camp America, then switching university courses from International Business to Occupational Therapy. Finally, he explains what we loves about being an Occupational Therapist! “…when you strip the profession and people back to...
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Hi, my name is Naomi and I am the new Play Coordinator and Play Resource Officer for bOunceT. I grew up as a young carer for several family members with learning disabilities and knew that I wanted a career that helped people. However, I also had a creative side to me and wanted to explore...
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Introduction Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise the contributions they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The theme of this year’s carers week is making caring visible and valued. There are over 6.5 million carers in the UK, we...
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Introduction Carers Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise the contributions they make to families and communities throughout the UK. The theme of this year’s carers week is making caring visible and valued. There are over 6.5 million carers in the UK,...
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Get to know the team behind bOunceT! We all come from varied backgrounds and are keen to share our stories with you.
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Understanding Autism As part of Autism Acceptance Month we would like to spread awareness by providing information to people who may not understand Autism and the challenges people with it face. The team here at bOunceT are always educating themselves to provide the best advice and we want to help break down barriers in understanding...
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Introduction from Callum (Founder & Executive Director)  In this new blog entry, we will get to know one of the newest members of our ever-growing team. Shai is our new Marketing, Social Media & Communications Officer and will be working with us for the next 3 months as an intern from Glasgow Caledonian University!  Hi! My name is Shai and I am one of the newest bOunceT recruits. I have...
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Whilst 2020 can be seen as a year most of us wish to forget, here at bOunceT it was not all doom and gloom; with continued growth, fresh team members, and exciting new office space to top it all off! With the vaccine (hopefully) offering a return to more normal times sooner rather than later, we have wasted no time in strengthening our organisation during an exciting period...
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Models of supervision and PBL (Practice Based Learning) environments – online training module for AHP’s (Allied Health Professions) across Scotland. Callum (Occupational Therapy Lead) & Francesca (Occupational Therapist) at bOunceT recently filmed themselves speaking about hosting multiple occupational therapy students for their academic placements at bOunceT. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) placement These videos have been...
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