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What is occupational therapy?

Occupation is the purposeful use of time and energy in self-care, work and leisure activities.  Occupational therapy is the design and use of therapeutic activities to increase independent function in self-care, work, and leisure; to enhance development; and to prevent disability. It may include adaptation of task or environment to achieve maximum independence and to enhance quality of life.

  • Self-care activities, e.g. eating, grooming, dressing, functional mobility, toileting, bathing, etc.
  • Household management, e.g. cooking, shopping, household cleansing, etc.
  • Work or Study
  • Leisure and play
  • Quality of life
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Training And Development


HKOTA encourages all members to participate in various kinds of activities related to our profession, in order to facilitate both intra/ inter-professional liaisons, and maintain professional standards of occupational therapy in Hong Kong.

Member Area

HKOTA welcomes and encourages all registered occupational therapists and occupational therapy students to join the association as Full Member, Associate Member or Student Member, in order to promote better understanding and maintain professional standard of occupational therapy in Hong Kong.