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The VdTMoCA Foundation (UK) is a Community Interest Company that works on a voluntary, not-for-profit basis for the benefit of the occupational therapy community - YOU

We do fantastic work and we need you to support us, so we can support you. Membership is just 28p a week!  What does that get you?  It won't buy you a packet of crisps, but it will give you access to a large number of resources in the members' forum, the Participation publication and much, much more.  Learn more

Your Membership Officer is Alison Phillips, Associate Director

If you have any queries regarding membership, please contact: alisonphillips@vdtmocaf-uk.com or membership@vdtmocaf-uk.com


Alternatively you can click here to see our Frequently Asked Questions regarding Membership


Other contacts for you:

Wendy Sherwood, Lead Director - wendysherwood@vdtmocaf-uk.com

Contact me regarding:

  • advice on the Creative Participation Assessment tool
  • joining the VdTMoCAF Forensic SIG
  • the VdTMoCA abroad
  • information on becoming a Centre of Excellence
  • interest in contributing to a book on the VdTMoCA in learning disabilities services
  • interest in joining the Foundation team of directors and associate directors


Tori Wolfendale, Research Officer, Forensic SIG co-ordinator - tori.wolfendale@wlmht.nhs.uk

Let me know of your research or audit activities so that I can add you to our research database. Also contact me for information about research currently underway or to discuss research ideas, priorities, potential networks, and access to the VdTMoCA community as a potential research sample.

Charlotte Carpenter - Forensic SIG - charlottecarpenter@vdtmocaf-uk.com

Contact me for information on the activities of the Forensic SIG (to join, contact Wendy Sherwood).

Louise Jeffries, Professional Development - louisejeffries@vdtmocaf-uk.com

Contact us regarding your professional development needs - how can the Foundation can support your learning and development?  (This is for members only).

Beth White, Database and Secretary - bethwhite@vdtmocaf-uk.com

Contact me if you have any literature to be added to our catalogue of published (including newsletters) and unpublished literature, presentations and posters, or for queries regarding accessing resources from the catalogue.

Sarah Wilson, Publications, Sales, Treasurersarahwilson@vdtmocaf-uk.com

Contact me to submit an article or news piece for Participation, or for book sales enquiries (including ordering more than one item). 




Exciting new publication to be launched 18th July 2017!

The 2nd of our practical guides will be formally launched at the International VdTMoCA Conference in London on the 18th July, focusing on the use of the VdTMoCA with people with learning disabilities.

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New shop page makes purchasing essential resources easier!

All resources available for you to purchase are now in one easy shop page.

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July 2017 5th International VdTMoCA conference & CPD Event

The conference is delivering an exceptional programme.

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OTs' perspectives of the VdT MoCA

OTs' perspectives of the VdT MoCA

Members: Click here for results of the 2013 survey

Research and Networking

Research and Networking

Connections for participation.

Centres of Excellence

Centres of Excellence

Developing UK services as exemplars of the model in practice. Visit the first centre.

Training, CPD and Resources

Training, CPD and Resources

Find out how you can develop your creative ability.

In Global Contexts

In Global Contexts

The cross-national relevance of the VdT MoCA.

Assessment and Treatment

Assessment and Treatment

Assessment, Assessment recording tools and outcome measures

What is the VdT MoCA

What is the VdT MoCA

The Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability (Vdt MoCA) is an occupational therapy practice model originating from South Africa.