About the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section-Independent Practice

Our role is:

  • to support independent occupational therapists in the start-up and development of their businesses
  • to promote the awareness and implementation of sound business practices
  • to provide networking opportunities for members
  • to raise the profile of independent occupational therapists and the profession
  • to help members of the public and other professionals find an independent occupational therapist

All occupational therapists listed in our online FIND AN OT directory are:

  • professionally qualified
  • registered with and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • members of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • covered by individual professional indemnity insurance
  • compliant with the RCOT Specialist Section-Independent Practice Code of Business Practice

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