JOBS: Keeping the Nation in Full Working Order; GETTING INTO... OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
NAME: ABBI PARKER AGE: 28PERSONAL: Abbi has always had an interest in the medical profession and while she was growing up she wanted to be a nurse.
When she was 15, her father was involved in an accident and needed the help of an occupational therapist to help him get back to work.
Abbi found the process fascinating and decided to pursue it as a career. After doing well in her GCSEs and A Levels, she went on to study for a degree in occupational therapy.
Since graduating, Abbi has found a job as an occupational therapist and works mainly with the elderly
JOB DESCRIPTION: Occupational therapists help people with a disability, or physical or mental health problems, to live as independently as possible.
They assess their clients' skills and needs before deciding what treatment they …
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Publication information: Article title: JOBS: Keeping the Nation in Full Working Order; GETTING INTO... OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England). Publication date: October 16, 2005. Page number: 52. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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