Our Mission

It is our mission to provide a resource and establish a community which together will empower occupational therapy practitioners, students and researchers to consider, identify and address sleep and sleep problems.

 

Our aims:

  • To promote the importance of consideration of sleep in OT assessment.

o Raising awareness of the importance of sleep for health and well-being, and the relationships between sleep and occupation.

  • To promote the role of the OT in relation to the treatment of sleep problems.

o Making therapists aware that they can help with sleep problems, and how.

  • To share knowledge about sleep relevant to occupational therapy, to enhance practice and research.

o Raising standards in the treatment of sleep disorders by OTs.

o Promoting the inclusion of the topic of sleep and sleep problems in occupational therapy training.

o Supporting informed practice.

  • To encourage inter-professional and inter-disciplinary collaboration to enhance practice and research in relation to sleep and occupational therapy.