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Occupational Therapy Services (East Coast Community Healthcare CIC)

The Occupational Therapy Service provides care and assessment to patients in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area who may have physical problems e.g. stroke, arthritis, orthopaedic problems or neurological problems e.g. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinsons Disease.

The service aims to reduce the impact of disability and ill health through comprehensive assessment, rehabilitation intervention and a case management approach. The focus is on supporting people to remain living at home, to life’s end in some cases. The service plays a key role reducing avoidable and inappropriate acute admissions.

The Objectives of Occupational Therapy Service are to provide assessment, treatment and advice following change in health status including:

* Personal Care and functional mobility to enhance occupational performance
* End of life care with health needs
* Admission avoidance
* Enabling independence
* Lifestyle management, Self-Management and Health Promotion
* Support and education for informal carers

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff, for users of this service.

Home visits are provided by this service.
Patient information leaflets are available

Who to contact

Name
Andrea Sargeant, Clinical Coordinator for Out of Hospital Professional Lead
Telephone
01493 419 147
Website
http://www.eastcoastch.co.uk

Where to go

Address
Shrublands Health Centre
Magadalen Way
Gorleston
Norfolk
Postcode
NR31 7BP
Area served
Waveney

Other details

Age Groups
16-25 years, Adults
Last Updated
17/01/2017

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