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Awards and Grants are available to members of the VdTMoCAF (UK)

The closing date for applications for awards and grants is the last Friday in April annually. 

Awards and Grants

There are three awards and grants available annually.

VdTMoCAF (UK) Award for Occupational Therapy Support Workers - £100 for CPD activity

The purpose of this award is to provide a financial award to OT support workers nominated by qualified and unqualified colleagues to receive recognition for making a significant contribution to developing the use of the VdTMoCA within their clinical work setting.

Award specific criteria:

The nominated occupational therapy support worker must be:

  • Employed within Health and Social Care as an occupational therapy support worker
  • Using the VdT Model of Creative Ability with supervision / regular support and guidance from a qualified occupational therapist
  • Financial award to contribute to costs of attending a continuing professional development event or to purchasing resources to support continuing professional development

For a nomination pack and guidance Support Workers

Previous recipients of this award

Previous winners include:

Sherwood Grant for Research

£400

The purpose of this grant is to financially support qualified occupational therapists to undertake research in the VdT Model of Creative Ability.  Applicants are encouraged to consider the research priorities set out in Creating the evidence: research priorities for VdT Model of Creative Ability informed occupational therapy (VdTMoCAF (UK) 2015), available on our Publications page.

Information and application form Sherwood Research Grant for Occupational Therapists

Please make enquiries by contacting wendysherwood@vdtmocaf-uk.com

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.