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Early Years

Introduction

The Early Years integrated therapy service consists of the following professionals:

  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech and language therapists

We work closely with the child, family, and our health colleagues to provide early identification of needs, advice and support to promote the development of skills.

We also work closely with our children’s centres and early years settings to empower them to support the childs needs within their settings.

Home visits

Home visit assessment appointments are available for some families who find it difficult to attend drop in clinics due to their child’s health needs – eg if they are medically unwell, are on Oxygen, or have compromised immune systems.  Follow up home visit follow up appointments may be offered where it is more appropriate to see the child in their own home environment- eg  when conducting assessments of feeding, environmental assessments, or assessments for equipment such as specialist seating.

Further information

The main point of access into the Early Years therapy service is via the Drop in Clinics that we run in children’s centres.  Under 5 drop in clinic

We also accept written referrals for some children – please refer to referral criteria on the Integrated Therapies Referral Form.

For further information please contact the SPA on 020 8836 8621, option 2.

Use the links below to access further information about the therapies within the Early Years service:

Occupational Therapy

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Speech and Language Therapy

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Click here

Physiotherapy

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