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Children’s Occupational Therapy - NHFT

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c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Manfield Court
United Kingdom

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Occupational therapy (OT) aims to support children and young people in getting the most from their lives and achieving their potential. Occupational therapists (OTs) work with other key people involved in children and young people's lives such as families, other health professionals, education and social care colleagues.

Occupational therapists help with self-care (like eating, drinking, using the toilet, bathing, dressing and personal safety), play and leisure, and school participation (like using classroom equipment and understanding the curriculum). They do this by assessing fine motor skills and coordination, then making recommendations for specialist equipment and minor adaptations that can be made.

Who is this service for? The service works with a wide variety of referred children and young people between the ages of 0-19 years who have specific difficulties in participating in or completing daily activities.

How to access this service: Referrals can be made via the Children and Young People's Referral Management Centre (RMC) by health, social care, and education professionals. 

Locations:West Northamptonshire 

Children's OT - NorthamptonManfield Court, Kettering Road, Northampton NN3 6NP

Children's OT (Satellite Clinic) - DaventryDanetre Hospital, London Road, Daventry NN11 4DY

North Northamptonshire 

Children's OT - KetteringSt Mary's Hospital, London Road, Kettering NN15 7PW

Children's OT (Satellite Clinic) - CorbyWillowbrook Hospital, Cottingham Road, Corby NN17 2UN

Children's OT (Satellite Clinic) - WellingboroughPriory Centre, Isebrook Hospital, Wellingborough NN8 1LP


  • Brackley Area
  • Corby Area
  • Daventry Area
  • East Northants Area
  • Kettering Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • Wellingborough Area
  • North Northamptonshire
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 19 years
Referral route
  • GP or Healthcare Referral
  • Education or School Referral
  • Professional Referral
For people with
  • Social, Emotional, or Mental Health (SEMH) Needs
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Sensory Impairments
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, etc
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Early Years
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs

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Last updated 30 May 2024