Information and advice

Support during COVID-19

Children, Young People and Families Wellbeing Support Guide - As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of our services are working in a variety of  different ways, to support you and your child during this time, and there are a number of services available to support children, young people and their family or carers. 

Paediatric Occupational Therapy Advice Line

The Paediatric Occupational Therapy (POT) Service operate an advice line, this is aimed to offer support for:

  • Health Professionals and those that refer to the POT Service
  • Schools/Teachers/SENCO’s
  • Parents and Carers

We will offer information on:

  • Strategies and advice around Occupational Performance and Functional concerns.
  • Practical advice relating to difficulties in areas of self-help, play and leisure.
  • If a referral to POT is appropriate.

To speak to a Paediatric Occupational Therapist please call 07562 436633 - Wednesday between 9am-12pm and Thursday between 1pm and 4pm

Our latest videos

Our Youtube channel has a variety of useful videos suitable for our patients and their families, and families who might not currently access our services. View the Children, Young People and Families playlist on Youtube.

Leaflets for download

The following resources are intended for download and print and may not be in an accessible format. If you require information in an alternative format please contact the Communications Team or inform a member of the Paediatric Occupational Therapy service.

Self Care Skills - Leaflets for download and print

General

Food and Drink

Hair and Nails

Sleep

Dressing

Bathroom

Leisure

School Skills

Sensory information for pre-school children

Equipment

Service Information