What do we do?
Your child might need to be seen by an Occupational Therapist if he / she has a long term disability or condition that significantly impacts on their participation in everyday daily living activities, also known as occupations.
Children’s Occupational Therapists offer a child and family centred approach to young people who have difficulties completing everyday tasks, for example:
What do we offer?
Depending on the outcome of the assessment(s), the Children’s Occupational Therapist may offer:
Advice on moving and handling in the home or other environments accessed by the young person to enable them to engage in daily activities and to minimise the manual handling risks to parents and / or carers.
Where are we based and where do we work?
The Children’s Occupational Therapy team is based at Rowan House in Hyde, but work in a variety of different settings e.g. Mainstream schools, community clinics, special schools, the young person’s home and nurseries.
Who do we work with?
Young people aged 0-19 years registered with a G.P. in Tameside and Glossop, their families and / or carers.
The specialist section for children, young people and their families can be found using the COT website below. Please also find links to some useful COT publications
ISCAN (Integrated Service for Children with Additional Needs), Rowan House, Grange Road South, Hyde, SK14 5NU.
Telephone: 0161 366 2050
If you have a query or comment please contact us and ask to speak to the duty Team Leader. If you would like to book an appointment to discuss a specific issue, please phone or email the team and an appointment will be sent to you.
We are open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. We have an answer machine for you to leave a message outside of these times.