OTASA (The Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa) is a non-profit professional organisation representing the interests of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants across South Africa.

Our main goal is to further the practice of Occupational Therapy, and we take pride in representing the profession.

OTASA is furthermore dedicated to the advancement of the occupational therapy profession and the improvement of services to the consumer. More


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ROOMS AVAILABEL CLAREMONT CAPE TOWN Medical or Complementar...Read more

ROOMS AVAILABEL CLAREMONT CAPE TOWN Medical or Complementary Health Rooms Available – Claremont Cape Town Looking for OT to join our upmarket Sports and Therapy center in Claremont. Two Consulting rooms available includes shared reception/waiting room, bathroom facilities and ample parking. There is an indoor heated swimming pool onsite available to use at an additional hourly rate. Consultation Room One: R5500 pm 20 sqm; Room Two: R8000 pm 35 sqm To arrange an appointment to view the rooms, please contact Nicky Lewis 083 627 2553 Kind Regards, Nicky Lewis 083 627 2553...

MC Occupational Therapy, Gresswold Johannesburg Neuro Rehabi...Read more

MC Occupational Therapy, Gresswold Johannesburg Neuro Rehabilitation and Geriatrics Full time position available for an OT that has a passion for Neuro Rehabilitation, physical rehabilitation and geriatric clients. The OT will be required to treat clients in a multi-disciplinary private practice, do home visits and group work. Position requirements · Applicants must have own transport and be willing to travel between facilities · Applicants must be able to work well in a team · Applicants must have excellent time management skills and be able to manage their own daily schedule - Applicants must have good report writing skills - Applicants must have good interpersonal skills - Applicants must be registered with HPCSA and have active malpractice insurance etc. MPS The position is available from 1 December 2016. If interested please send your CV to Cindy Kaschula at cinkaschula@gmail.com If current community service OT's are interested please still send your CV, and we can discuss proper handover before January 2017. For any enquiries please feel free to contact me directly 082 562 1056....


4 CPD POINTS ACCREDITED WORKSHOP ON THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE MODEL& PROTOCOL FOR IDENTIFYING THE FUNCTIONAL NEEDS OF THE DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED ADULT Registration extended to the 25th October only a few seats still available. Please contact Michele Tonks E-mail : micheletonks@mweb.co.za Tel: 082 781 7715...

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Happy Occupational Therapy Week

Happy Occupational Therapy week! This week is all about promoting OT and the impact it has on South African lives.
We will be running a competition for OT week and would like to invite you to capture some of your moving moments in OT and share them with us.
We are also launching the new OTASA website this week. Feel free to leave us a comment about the new website below.
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OT Office communication

OTASA members may now track email communication sent by the OT Office on the "Members Only" platform - on the "OT Office Communication" tab.

Practice for Sale

Well established Private Paediatric OT Practice for sale in central Drakensberg (Winterton). >>> Classifieds

Spotlight on Occupation

Produced by the Department of Occupational Science and Therapy at Auckland University of Technology. March 2016 Issue Previous...

SAJOT Vol 45 no 3

The December 2015 issue of SAJOT - the first "on-line only edition" - is available on the Members Platform > Publications Click here for members site.

Focus December

The December 2015 issue of Focus is now available on the Members Platform Under...