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Picnic 2014
Jodie de Bruyn
Posted on 23 Apr 2014

OT Picnic 2014

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Occupational Therapy Annual Symposium
Lené Wessels
Posted on 23 Jul 2013

The Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Pretoria is hosting it's annual symposium on 29 & 30 August 2013. Closing date is 21 August 2013.

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Walking to wellness
Melissa Wakeford
Posted on 30 Apr 2013

Great excitement reigned in Mamelodi on Friday, 15th February 2013,
when the fourth year occupational therapy (OT) students of the
University of Pretoria decided to paint Mamelodi a bright red;
metaphorically of course.

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Occupational Therapy First Year Camp 2013
Chantelle Maartens
Posted on 19 Mar 2013

All you could see was beautiful people with big smiles and hearts filled with excitement, waiting in anticipation for the OT camp of 2013 to start.

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Occupational Therapy Annual Fun Run
Anuschka French
Posted on 12 Mar 2013

The Occupational Therapy Department at the University of Pretoria is hosting a Fun Run on 4 May 2012.

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My Visit to Sweden
Elsje Rudman
Posted on 12 Mar 2013

I was privileged to visit Sweden in Jan/Feb this year on a lecture exchange.

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Occupational Therapy Information Sessions
Jodie de Bruyn
Posted on 12 Mar 2013

Occupational Therapy Department Information session will take place on 25 April 2014

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Siyathemba Clinic Christmas Party
Lené Wessels
Posted on 13 Dec 2012

The Siyathemba Clinic hosted it's second Christmas party on 29 November 2012/

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NEURO SYMPOSIUM
Jodie de Bruyn
Posted on 26 Jun 2012

The Occupational Therapy Department is hosting a Neuro Symposium on 21 and 22 September 2012.

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Block the sun, not the fun
Mariaan Jacklin
Posted on 14 Jun 2012

On 11 May 2012, the fourth year occupational therapy students hosted an awareness day in Mamelodi as part of the service learning fieldwork. The aim of this day was to increase awareness of skin cancer in the youth of Mamelodi.

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Students provide occupational therapy services at Steve Biko Academic Hospital
Marna de Bruyn and Sarah Green
Posted on 27 Mar 2012

Final-year occupational therapy students have been doing psychiatry fieldwork at Steve Biko Academic Hospital's 18-bed Psychiatric Unit, providing an occupational therapy service.

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We washy clean scrub scrub
Sulé van der Merwe
Posted on 21 Feb 2012

On Friday, 17 February 2012, a few students from the fourth year Occupational Therapy class of the University of Pretoria hosted a Health Awareness day in the community of Mamelodi.

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Christmas cheer in Mamelodi
Michelle van der Merwe
Posted on 29 Nov 2011

Peg Bracken said the following: “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” How many times during the festive season are we asked to provide a list of gifts we would like to receive from loved ones on Christmas? It would be interesting to see a glimpse of a wish list of one the little ones from Mamelodi.

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Remember not to forget...
Megan Ferguson
Posted on 30 Sep 2011

On Wednesday the 21st of September a group of Occupational Therapy students from the University of Pretoria, together with their lecturer, embarked on a journey to create awareness about Alzheimer's Disease.

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OT Picnic
Sannchen Nel
Posted on 13 May 2011

We as occupational therapists believe in living a balanced life; we work hard but also make time for the fun things in life

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Jessen Dakile Workshop
Jodie de Bruyn
Posted on 26 Apr 2011

In the field of occupational therapy, we aim to empower our patients to be as independent as possible in their daily activities.

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Disability awareness in Mamelodi schools
Fiona Millan
Posted on 19 Apr 2011

On Thursday 14 April 2011, the Occupational Therapy (OT) students of the University of Pretoria held a disability day to spread disability awareness across Mamelodi.

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Occupational Therapy Lecturer exchange to Sweden
Rulaine Smith
Posted on 01 Mar 2011

A teacher-exchange program funded by the Linnaeus-Palme program has been established between the Occupational Therapy Departments at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden & the University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Playful children are healthy children
Michelle van der Merwe
Posted on 22 Feb 2011

The Occupational Therapy Department of the University of Pretoria opened a children's clinic on the Mamelodi campus. The launch took place on 18 February 2011, in collaboration with the National health awareness day: Healthy Lifestyle Awareness day

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