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Childrens Community Physiotherapy

Description:

The children’s community physiotherapy team provides physiotherapy assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for children aged 0-16 years old or 19 in full time education depending on condition. Children’s Physiotherapists have a specific interest and expertise in working with children and young people who present with a wide range of conditions. The Physiotherapists work in a variety of different settings such as homes, clinics, Child Development Centres and schools (mainstream and special).

What we do:

  • Following assessment; physiotherapy management may involve the provision of movement programmes, teaching parents handling and therapeutic techniques, recommendation for equipment, referral to and liaison with other agencies.
  • These patients are seen at home, clinic, mainstream nurseries and schools and Special School Assessment Nurseries. We run monthly drop-in clinics, across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, for Health Visitor referrals.
  • This team also provide input, as required, into the Multidisciplinary Assessment within the Child Development Centre based at Monkmoor.
  • We can offer training to schools, which includes: how the physical aspects of the diagnosis and prognosis impacts on posture, gross motor skills, function, access to the curriculum, therapeutic handling, use of equipment & competency training.
  • Referrals are accepted from GPs, consultants, social services, health visitors, other community health professionals and SEN co-ordinators in schools for children/young people from 0 to 16 years old, or 19 years old if in full time education.

Venue Details

Address:
Coral House
Longbow Close
Shrewsbury
Postcode:
SY1 3AS
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Contact Details

Name:
Childrens Community Physiotherapy
Telephone:
01743 450 800
Website
www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/.../childrens-physio

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