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Achievements and Feedback

Achievements

Staff are involved in promoting the quality of the Greenwich Children’s Integrated Therapy Service across a number of arenas over the past year.

National MOVE Conference

Claire Higgins presented at this year’s national MOVE conference delivering a session which focused on: A history of the Greenwich MOVE programme.

Delivering Paediatric Care in the Community Conference

Victoria Lambert – presented at ‘Delivering Paediatric Care in the Community’ conference in May 2018.

Improving SEND Provisions

Kath Pigott presented at the following conference on 9th May 2019: Developing Policy and Practice to Best Help Special Needs Children

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Project

Two of our Speech and Language Therapists, Ben Jefferson and Ali Alidina, have been collaborating with the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists as supporting authors for an exciting new project. They have helped collect information and review content for a Learning Journey aimed at professionals supporting children and young people who have Speech, Language or Communication Needs (SLCN) as well as Mental Health needs. It has been a privilege to be able to share the expertise within our service and learn from colleagues.

On-Line Inset Webinar

On Monday 18th May Karen Russell (one of our School Years Speech and Language Therapists) hosted an On-Line Inset webinar on Creating Communication Friendly Classrooms. Over to over 550 people tuned into the live webinar! Karen provided strategies to support children with communication needs and advice to school staff preparing for children returning to schools.  The video is available via the OLT website, you just need to register for free:
https://www.oltinternational.net/news-item/Save-the-date-OLT-launch-live-SEND-Practice-webinars

You said, we did

You said… “I would like my child to be able to access using a trike”

We did… We offered a Trike Assessment day within the summer holidays in conjunction with the suppliers to give children the opportunity to access the trikes

 

You said… “We can’t attend Physio Mainstream Assessment clinics due to the day/time”

We did… We now have clinics running on different days and times throughout the year, Monday-Friday, to make them more accessible for families

 

You said… “It can be difficult to get to Ferryview to attend the Parent Sensory training”

We did…  We now offer a choice of three venues to improve access for families. We also offer specific training for children under the age of five at convenient dates and times

User feedback

‘Very supportive and understanding’ – Parent/Carer, Occupational Therapy Service

‘Very friendly, kind’ – Child/Young Person, Occupational Therapy Service

‘Friendly staff, very professional, excellent service’ – Parent/Carer, Physiotherapy Service

‘They are nice and given useful advice’ – Parent/Carer, Physiotherapy Service

‘I think it’s easy to communicate with them’ – Child/Young Person, Speech and Language Therapy Service

‘Brilliant care’ – Parent/Carer, Speech and Language Therapy Service

‘Lovely service’ – Parent/Carer, Speech and Language Therapy Service