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Occupational Therapy in Sweden and Legislation for Practice

Is you want to learn more about Occupational Therapy in Sweden and legislation for practice - please see the section English to the left, and especially Professional issues.

Competence Descriptions for Occupational Therapists

The Council of The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists adopted new competence despriptions for occupational therapists in 2015. The purpose of the competence descriptions is to clarify for employers, politicians and the general public what demands they can place on occupational therapists practicing their profession. Please find the descriptions here (English).

Vision and Strategies

Our comprehensive document on vision and strategies covers strategies that point the way forward for the Swedish Association of Occupational therapists in both the short and long term. Please find the document here (English).

Position Statements and Articles

The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists regularly adopts new position statements and publishes articles in news media on issues relevant for the profession. The position statements and articles are in Swedish and can be found here. One of our recent position statements is translated into English - The Role of Occupational Therapists in the Reception of Newly Arrived Refugees (pdf).

Information about Occupational Therapy

Assessments for sale

Please contact Tina Sandulf for further information.

  • Dialogue about Working Ability (DWA), version 4.0/2013. Revised version will be launched in 2018.
  • Occupational Gaps Questionnaire (OGQ) , version 1.0/2013. Revised version will be launched in 2018.
  • School setting interview (SSI), version 3.1/2014. Revised version will be launched in 2018.

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