Registration standard: Recency of practice

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 standard

Registration standards define the requirements that applicants and registrants need to meet to be registered.

The Board completed a review of the Registration standard: Recency of practice in 2019. The revised registration standard took effect on 1 December 2019 and is published below. For more information about the revised standard please read the news item.

Document name PDF   Accessible format Date of effect

Registration standard: Recency of practice - effective from 1 December 2019

PDF (132KB)

Word version (90.4KB,DOCX)

1 December 2019

Further information for occupational therapists

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.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
FAQ: Recency of practice  PDF (173KB)   Webpage 2 December 2019 
Template plan: Substantial change in scope of practice PDF (186KB)  Word version
(85.1 KB,DOCX) 
1 December 2019
Form: Supplementary information form PDF (57.6KB)   19 October 2012

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.

Retired versions

Document name PDF Accessible format Date of effect

Retired version: Registration standard: Recency of practice - effective until to 30 November 2019

PDF(287KB)

1 July 2012 to 30 November 2019


 
 
Page reviewed 3/12/2019