Alison Wright

The Role of Occupational Therapy in Long Covid-19.

Long road with Autumn Trees

It has been over a year since the first COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the UK and the strain on patients’ health has brought the role of Occupational Therapy into the spotlight. As we are now becoming aware, this virus is leaving many people with ongoing and debilitating symptoms know as post-COVID-19 syndrome or ‘Long …

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How to cope with Christmas

Christmas tree decoration

Christmas is likely to be a different experience for many of us this year, but if you still worry about coping with the expectations and demands of the Christmas festivities with limited energy, here are a few ideas to help you get to Boxing day a little less exhausted. Remember the 3 P’s: Plan, Prioritise, …

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Improving your sleep

Replenish OT. Sleeping person. Improving sleep.

When sleep feels elusive, what can you do? At Bedtime Have an unwind time 1 hour before you want to go to sleep, such as a warm bath, herbal drink, read a book. Develop a bedtime ritual. Consider a short evening walk. Have a regular go to bed time and get up time – every …

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Deep Rest

Replenish OT. River. Deep Rest

We all need periods of quiet and inactivity. Not only those who have fatigue difficulties, but all of us. If you watch animals in nature, they make time to stop and rest. For some reason, we humans have forgotten the importance of allowing the body and mind time to reset and recuperate from our busy …

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