This service is for children with Physical Disability aged 0-18 years.
The team is based within the Integrated Care Centre in Oldham Centre, assessments are carried out here as well as in the community such as schools and at home, depending on the child’s age and reason for referral.
Children are referred for a variety of problems including:
- Specialist equipment for daily living and promoting function
- Fine & Gross Motor Skills
- Sensory Processing
- Self-Care Skills
Intervention usually consists of assessment and advice.
Assessments for fine motor, self-help and sensory processing skills may be carried out via video link or face to face at the Integrated Care Centre as appropriate. Equipment advice may be offered at home, education setting or at the Integrated Care Centre as appropriate.
Integrated Care Centre, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham
We have an open referral system for advice about specialist daily living equipment.
Referral requests for assessment and advice about fine motor, self-help or sensory processing skills can be made by Health, Social Care professionals or school staff.
Community Occupational Therapy Team, The Link Centre, Union Street, Oldham, OL1 1DZ. Telephone 0161 770 2300. Environmental adaptations for children and adults.