British Association and College of Occupational Therapists
Julia Scott is Chief Executive of the British Association and College of Occupational Therapists, the professional body for around 30,000 Occupational Therapists, support workers and students. Julia started her career in the NHS before moving into the field of social care. She chaired the London Boroughs Occupational Therapists Managers Group, was seconded to the Department of Health to complete the Integrating Community Equipment Guidelines and, having completed her MSc at Brunel University, taught a quality assurance module at the University. Prior to taking up her role as Chief Executive, Julia was Head of Physical Disability Services at Kensington and Chelsea Social Services. She currently represents the College on the SCIE Partners Council and the Skills for Care Workforce sub- committee. Julia was awarded an Honourary Fellowship from Brunel University in 2006 in recognition of her contribution to undergraduate Occupational therapy education.
Julia is passionate about good quality social care and as a NICE Fellow will offer an informed, positive and supportive contribution to the development of social care standards. She will use her existing relationships with key players in the field of social care to promote the standards and their implementation. Julia plans to help raise awareness of the NICE quality standards for social care amongst the social care community, support the provision of standards that are appropriate to a social care delivery model and act as an ambassador for the standards to both Occupational Therapists and the wider Allied Health professions workforce.
This page was last updated: 29 March 2011