Santosh Occupational Therapy College (SOTC) was established in the year 1996. SOTC is attached with Santosh Medical College & Hospital, which is 700 bedded multispecialty & Super specialty Hospital. Occupational Therapy departments and labs are well equipped with all modern facilities.
SOTC is an affiliated college under Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, UP.
Santosh Occupational Therapy College (SOTC) is having well designed curriculum of international standards from World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) with value-based education.
Santosh Occupational Therapy College (SOTC) is first oldest and apex college of occupational therapy in Uttar Pradesh and WFOT and it is accredited from AIOTA (All India Occupational Therapist Association)
Santosh Occupational Therapy College has experienced, well-qualified, committed and motivated faculty. Departments have well-equipped OPD & clinics. In addition, there are a number of central facilities, which include a, Central library, and hostel facilities.
The Institute offers a healthy atmosphere and suitable student-teacher ratio to ensure that every student gets individual attention. The faculty at SOTC is known for high standard of academic excellence and vast teaching and clinical experience. The Institute hosts and conducts advanced teaching and training through workshops and interactive seminars, from time to time.
The Santosh Occupational Therapy college is committed to promoting growth in quality education and health services.
Adequate emphasis is placed on clinical reasoning and scientific thought processing, clarity of expression and independence of judgment, ability to collect and analyse information and to correlate them. Classroom teaching is supplemented by active methods related to lecture method, interactive method, project-based learning, computer-assisted learning, experiential learning, seminars and micro teaching with demonstration and hands on discussions during clinics and seminars to enable them to develop personality, individuality and managerial skills to function either in solo practice or as a team leader when he begins his independent career.
'Occupational Therapy is a holistic evidence-based client- centered first contact and/or referral profession of modern health care system, based on science of occupation, with primary focus on purposeful goal-oriented activity/occupations, enhanced with the use of latest technological systems for evaluation, diagnosis, education and treatment of the patients (clients) of any age group, whose function(s) is (are) impaired by physical, psychosocial and cognitive impairments, development disorders, or the ageing process affecting their quality of life, with the aim to prevent disability, promote health & well-being and return to optimum occupational roles.
Specific occupational therapy services include but are not limited to: preventive health literacy, assessment & interventions in activities of daily living (ADL), work & productive activities, play, leisure and spiritual activities; functional capacity analysis, prescription, designing and training in the use of assistive technology, adaptive equipment & splints, and environmental modifications to enhance functional performance