Recency of practice means an occupational therapist has maintained an adequate connection with, and recency practice in occupational therapy since qualifying for, or obtaining registration.
Registration standards define the requirements that applicants and registrants need to meet to be registered.
The Board has recently completed a review of the Registration standard: Recency of practice. The revised registration standard is published below and will be in effect from 1 December 2019.
Current: Registration standard: Recency of practice - effective until to 30 November 2019
1 July 2012
Advance copy: Registration standard: Recency of practice - effective from 1 December 2019
Word version (90.4KB,DOCX)
The following additional documents have been developed to supplement the Registration standard: Recency of practice by providing further information regarding the expectations of the Board. These documents should be read in conjunction with the standard.
All supporting documents are currently being reviewed to align with the content of the revised registration standard.
If you are selected for audit, you will be audited against the registration standard that was in effect during the audit period, or as otherwise specified. For more information on audits refer to the audit page.