Member Benefits

Professional Liability (Malpractice) Insurance Plan
  • OSOT professional liability insurance is offered through LMS PROLINK
  • Comprehensive liability, legal expenses, sexual abuse counselling fund coverage 
  • Policy meets and exceeds requirements of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Covers support personnel and students.
  • No Deductible coverage for legal expenses for regulatory (College) proceedings.
  • Complimentary extension to members who retire or take extended leaves.
  • See program details
    Group Benefits Plan
    • Group Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Extended Health Insurance, Dental Plan, Critical Illness Insurance and Members Assistance Plan  
    • Access to large group extended health coverage rates - save 20 - 30%
    • OT Services covered under extended health insurance plan!
    • Programs offered and accessed through LMS PROLINK
    • See program details
    • For information, contact LMS ProLink at 1-800-663-6828 ext. 7725 or email frankp@lms.ca
    Self-Employed Insurance Options
    • General Liability Insurance Protects you from a wide variety of claims that may arise but are not related to your professional practice including bodily injury, property damage and libel/slander
    • Coverage options available  $2 million or $5 million
    • Office/Business Property Insurance provides coverage for business equipment, office contents and business property
    • Corporation Coverage for professional liability
    • For coverage questions or in the event of a legal suit or complaint is brought against you, call Paul Attwood at LMS PROLINK. (Direct Line: 416-644-7714 or Toll Free: 1-800-663-6828) for prompt professional advice regarding the benefits of your plan.
    Insurance Coverage for your Private Practice
    • Private practitioners will want to explore a suite of business insurance options available through OSOT’s insurance broker LMS Prolink
    Group Home and Auto Insurance
    • Offered through LMS ProLink on behalf of Economical Select Insurance
    • Group rates offer savings to OSOT members
    • See program details
    • Call for an individualized quote 1-800-663-6828
    GoodLife Fitness Membership Savings - OSOT Key Account Partner Program
    • access to over 300 GoodLife Fitness Clubs across Canada 
    • world renowned Group Exercise Fitness programs 
    • complimentary towel service (where available) 
    • complimentary orientation sessions upon starting your membership 
    • spouse/significant other or dependent of OSOT member also to purchase membership at the corporate rate if the OSOT member is a GoodLife member
    • discount applicable to existing GoodLife members too!
    • learn more about GoodLife Fitness Clubs and their programs and services
    Legal Advisory Service
    • Unlimited free access to telephone based legal advice on employment law, civil litigation, family law, landlord tenant issues, criminal, real estate law, wills/estate planning.
    • OT Practice related queries included!
    • Lawyer referral service if legal services beyond telephone advice is required -preferred rates- save 25%
    • See program details.
    Real Estate Referral Service
    • Program designed to find an experienced agent to help you buy or sell a home.
    • If you purchase or sell through the assigned agent, you are entitled to receive a cash payment equal to $25 for each $10,000 in real estate value.
    • See program details
    Mortgage Savings Program
    • Access the industry's best rates for new mortgages, renewals and re-financing
    • Exclusive OSOT member 0.05% discount further increases savings 
    • Access to experienced, licensed mortgage consultant - handles all lender contact, paperwork, etc. 
    • Professional service saves you time and money 
    • No fees, no obligation 
    • Home equity lines of credit are available to OSOT Members at Prime + 0.05% 
    • Offered through Advent Mortgage Services 
    • See program details
    OSOT Member Affinity Programs - save at The Brick and Staples!
    • Offered through OSOT's partnership relationship with Advent Mortgage Services
    • Get 5% - 30% off the retail price of electronics, appliances and furniture through The Brick’s Client Privilege Program and discounted home delivery fees in most areas. See details.
    • Save 10% - 20% on office supplies including computer and printer supplies, office furniture, promotional items and more, plus free next-day delivery on order $50 or more, if you operate your own business or are a partner in a practice. See Staples Advantage Program details.
    CAA Roadside Assistance
    • Roadside assistance if you need battery boosting, emergency roadside towing, lockout service and more.
    • Save with group rates for first time members.
    • See program details and application form
    Member Services
    • OSOT Office - call toll free (1-877-676-6768) or email
    • Practice resources
    • Group Accident Insurance (WSIB replacement coverage) for re-entry candidates or international graduates completing unpaid practicums
    • Monthly Email updates and professional activities calendar
    • Career opportunities and online vendor directory.
    Professional Development & Networking
    • Workshops, annual provincial conference, seminars. (member discount pricing)
    • Practice advice and support
    • Professional Development Events/Courses listing
    • OSOT members' Find-A-Colleague online tool - an easy way to find OSOT colleagues with whom to network
    • OSOT Mentorship Program and Find-a-Mentor online tool
    • Access to provincial interest group networks.
    • Refresher/re-entry education resources.
    • Linkages with other OT associations.
    • OSOT committee involvement - contribute and benefit at the same time!
    Advocacy & Public Relations
    • Representation to Government - Health, Education, Social Services, etc.
    • Representation to other health professions.
    • Provincial public relations strategy for profession.
    • Public relations resources. (discount member pricing!)
    • Provincial OT Week initiatives and resources.
    • Career recruitment kit.
    • Advocacy Resource Guide.
    OSOT Research Fund
    OT Student Services
    • Complimentary student membership.
    • Access to all OSOT programs and services above. (excluding Liability Insurance plans prior to graduation)
    • Student liaisons at each program.
    • Project ideas, placement opportunities and professional resources.