Fiona Maclean
fiona maclean

Dr Fiona Maclean

Associate Professor

Biography

Fiona is an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Edinburgh Napier University and is a full member of the Centre for Person-centred Practice Research (CPcPR) with Queen Margaret University. She is an HCPC registered occupational therapist, previously working in practice with older people across health and social care.

With extensive experience of educational leadership, including the design, delivery and evaluation of pre and post registration occupational therapy learning and teaching, Fiona has also worked as an Allied Health Professional (AHP) Project Lead with Alzheimer Scotland. She has led the development of a range of innovative educational approaches designed to advance the contribution of the AHPs with people living with dementia, their families and supporters.

Fiona is an active researcher exploring drinking alcohol as an occupation in later life and publishes in peer reviewed journals and presents at national and international conferences. She has recently co-edited a textbook in occupational therapy and dementia, and continues to contribute widely to professional education with a range of national and international universities.

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Dementia Strategy Academic Forum

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • World Federation of Occupational Therapy Congress 2022

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Faculty of Health: Dentistry and Human Sciences School of Health Professions

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Merit Award
  • Honorary Professor

 

Media Activity

  • Caring through a pandemic [online]
  • Transitions in social care and the contribution of occupational therapy [online]
  • Reflections of a partnership approach to a MSc Allied Health Profession dementia module [online].
  • The art of remotely ‘coming together’ [online].
  • A pathway to success: building an occupational therapy internship programme.
  • Older People and Alcohol: The Elephant in the Room
  • Helping people with dementia means encouraging them to live positive lives
  • Should Scottish Occupational Therapists engage in the end of life debate?

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Registered Member of the Health & Care Professions Council
  • Full Member The Royal College of Occupational Therapists

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • From National to International

 

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An exploration of the usefulness of the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) Model

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, F., Carin-Levy, G., Hunter, H., Malcolmson, L., & Locke, B. (2012, June)
An exploration of the usefulness of the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) Model. Presented at The College of Occupational Therapists 36th annual conference and exhibition, Glasgow, UK

Examining the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) Model in a physical acute health care setting

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, F., Carin-Levy, G., & Hunter, H. (2012, May)
Examining the Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) Model in a physical acute health care setting. Paper presented at Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries (COTEC) 9th COTEC Congress of Occupational Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden

Diversity in professional development through underpinning practice with theory: a joint occupational therapy/academic development

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, F., & Renton, L. (2012, May)
Diversity in professional development through underpinning practice with theory: a joint occupational therapy/academic development. Poster presented at Council of Occupational Therapists for the European Countries (COTEC) 9th COTEC Congress of Occupational Therapy, Stockholm, Sweden

Clinical application of the Person-Environment-Occupation Model: A Pilot Study

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, F., & Locke, B. (2004, October)
Clinical application of the Person-Environment-Occupation Model: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at College of Occupational Therapists Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK

The benefits of cataract extraction in older adults

Presentation / Conference
Maclean, F. (2000, September)
The benefits of cataract extraction in older adults. Poster presented at European Occupational Therapy Conference, Paris, France

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