It turns out that when I've got the energy I focus on occupational therapy voluntarily in my own time for fun. What a geek! I'm reading in the evenings to enhance my understanding about how sensory treatment can be used instead of, or alongside drugs to alleviate distress and promote the well-being for people with dementia. Jolly fascinating it is too. A colleague is getting great results. It's early days but I'm dead excited. I'm also heavily involved in piloting a research project to help my profession develop its evidence base. Most people thinks that making links between what people do and their well-being is good common sense but there's not enough proof of that in the academic journals. This potentially huge study hopes to help rectify that.
So, I'm off to support the Prof running the second of three workshops today. The first was brilliant and offered lots of food for thought as well as a catch up with some lovely people that I hadn't seen for ages. Somewhere during the proceeding I must have got excited and unintentionally took a photo on my phone of the contents of my bag. I rather pleased with its textural stripiness!