Occupational Therapy: A Case Study

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Initially, I was interested in physiotherapy, however, after completing work experience there I realised I wanted to help people in more meaningful ways rather than simply making a sore shoulder feel better. I was also searching for an alternative after dropping Maths B!

I now realise occupational therapy was a natural choice as I am a people person who is interested in the health field and finds helping others extremely fulfilling. Thinking about it now, I was influenced by how occupational therapy improved and transformed my Nanna’s health and wellbeing after she was hospitalised, allowing her to maintain a level of independence. Along with this, I embarked on a Sri Lankan immersion experience last year and immensely enjoyed working alongside
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