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types of therapy

One of our therapists with a service user

We have a team of clinical specialist therapists, all experienced in neurodisability and learning disability with specialist knowledge of epilepsy and its impact. 

  • occupational therapy – independence and safety through technology and adaptation
  • ​physiotherapy – agility and fitness
  • speech and language therapy – understanding and having your say

Occupational therapy

Our occupational therapists lead on:

  • positive risk assessments – enabling rather than limiting
  • ​protective equipment eg helmets and wall padding
  • seizure monitors and assistive technology that alerts care staff for timely safe support
  • bathing, showering, hoisting equipment
  • armchair and wheelchair seating assessments
  • training support staff - postural care , assistive technology, seizure monitors

Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists lead on:

  • agility and fitness
  • physical skills :maintenance and prevention of deterioration
  • rehabilitation

Speech and language therapy

Our speech and language therapist leads on:

  • training staff in adaptive communication methods
  • ​communication development
  • behaviours that challenge care
  • treatments - providing opportunities to practice and develop communication skills
  • capacity - supporting care staff in evaluating capacity
  • swallow safety

Art therapy

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that allows people to explore their emotions and feelings through the process of creating, painting or drawing.