Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Service

Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Service at Essex County Council supports children and young people who have a substantial and long term disability

How it can help

An occupational therapist will visit your home to find out which daily activities are challenging. They will work with you to make improvements. This might be through:

  • finding others ways to do activities
  • advice and information
  • loaning specialist equipment (such as bathing or seating)
  • recommending¬†minor adaptations (such as installing handrails or half steps)
  • recommending major adaptations (such as a stairlift or ramped access)

Age

0 to 25

Eligibility

Children and young people who have a substantial and long term disability up to the age of 18 years, or up to 25 years when still in education

How to access

If you have a social worker, they can refer you for an assessment.

You can self-refer by calling the Children and Families Hub on the number below. 

Opening hours

Monday: 9:00-17:30
Tuesday: 9:00-17:30
Wednesday: 9:00-17:30
Thursday: 9:30-17:30
Friday: 9:00-16:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Special need

Learning disability
Social, emotional and mental health
Physical disability
Autism
Blind and partially sighted
Life limiting conditions
Deaf and hearing loss

Area(s) covered

Colchester
Rochford
Harlow
Tendring
Maldon
Basildon
Uttlesford
Brentwood
Braintree
Castle Point
Chelmsford
Epping Forest

Can siblings without SEND also attend

No

Cost

Free

Is the service available online?

No

Contact

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