The British Association of Occupational Therapists is the professional body for all occupational therapy staff in the United Kingdom
The College of Occupational Therapists is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAOT and operates as a registered charity. The College sets the professional and educational standards for the occupational therapy profession and represents the profession at the national and international levels.
The British Association and College of Occupational Therapists is committed to promoting the unique value and benefits of occupational therapy to the public, service commissioners and political representatives. We work to ensure the profession's rightful place in health and social care delivery and encourage our members to play an active role as ambassadors for the profession.