Abacus to host CPD webinar for occupational therapists


Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions and The OT Service are to host a free Abacus Academy CPD Webinar for occupational therapists.

Discharge to Assess – an occupational perspective will be held live with a Q&A at 1-2pm on 27 January with a pre-recorded broadcast and Q&A following at 6-7pm.

Event host, OT Adam Ferry, (pictured) said: “Discharge to assess has been applied widely across England since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but this webinar will consider whether the application of the process has been consistent, productive and indeed safe.  

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“We will reflect on the essence of D2A and how this either supports or hinders the therapeutic process.  Finally, we consider the impact on community-based services, using bathing as an example to demonstrate a spectrum of potential outcomes following the use of D2A in its true form.”

The learning objectives of the session are: consider the aim of D2A and its impact on NHS/LA occupational therapy services; review the legislation to reflect on D2A application nationally; reflect on potential benefits and challenges to occupational therapy practice; and consider impact on clinical reasoning processes within bathing.

To book a free space on the webinar please visit:

A Zoom video link will be sent prior to the event. CPD certificates will be available to all attendees.

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