An occupational therapist helps people of all ages overcome challenges completing everyday tasks or activities – what we call ‘occupations. It’s also a science-based, health and social care profession that’s regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council.
Occupational therapists work with adults and children of all ages who have a wide range of conditions.
Most commonly, they help those living with mental health conditions, physical or learning disabilities. They also helping people live their best life in health organisations, social care services, housing, education and voluntary organisations (source: RCOT)