Become a member of the RCOT Specialist Section - Independent Practice

Member benefits


Place a listing in our popular online directory of independent occupational therapists.

Discounted business services

£120 discount on subsciptions to DLF data, 10% off professional indemnity insurance and 15% off legal services.


Including our Annual Conference and the Medico-Legal Forum Conference.

Training courses

Including our popular Look Before You Leap business start-up workshop for occupational therapists moving into the independent sector.


Member-only website, start-up pack for new members, monthly e-NEWS, briefing papers, email updates and enquiries email.


Join one of the ten regions within our regional network and meet other independent occupational therapists near you.

Membership and profile fees

Join us and get all the benefits


£65 per year

You must be a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (formerly BAOT) to join.

Market your business online

Directory profile

£75 + vat per year

All profile holders must be a member of our Specialist Section.

Student Membership

We offer discounted student rates for all our activities/events. If you are interested in membership, please email. [email protected]

Complete our online application form, make a secure online card payment and get instant access to your member's area where you can purchase a directory profile(s) and access resources.

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