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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is an essential element in the rehabilitation of patients following an illness, operation or disability. This may cause people to experience difficulties with performing everyday activities.

Occupational Therapists can help maximise your independence to manage the activities that are important to you.

Occupational therapy services

Our Occupational Therapy Department provides a comprehensive service to Hospital inpatients as well as domiciliary visits.

The department is staffed by state registered Occupational Therapists who specialises in neurological rehabilitation, palliative care, orthopaedics, general medicine, general surgery and dementia.

Services available

The Occupational Therapy Department at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth provides a wide range of assessments and treatments:

  • Facilitation of a safe discharge home
  • Assessment and treatment of functional difficulties
  • Domiciliary visits
  • Advice on home modification
  • Advice on and prescription of adaptive equipment
  • Teaching of alternative of compensatory techniques
  • Advice and education about specific care needs and how to arrange increased support at home
  • Specialist seating assessments
  • Wheelchair assessments
  • Falls management programme
  • Neurological assessments
  • Manual handling advice
  • Rehabilitation.

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7806 4010.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

    Make an enquiry

    Physiotherapy Department

    Our Physiotherapy Department provides a comprehensive service for both inpatients and outpatients. Our team of chartered physiotherapists have a vast range of specialist skills between, providing expert treatment for each patient.

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    Patient information

    Our Hospital is renowned for providing exemplary levels of care across more than 90 services. From orthopaedics, to urology, our private GP practice and Urgent Care Clinic, our services are led by some of London’s leading Consultants. For more information, and to find a service suitable for your care, find out more about the services that we offer.

    Make an enquiry

    If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information, get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 7806 4010.

    Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

    If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

    If you have health insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa Health, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation before any treatment, and in most cases you will also require a referral letter from your GP.

    If you are not registered with a GP, we have an in-house private GP practice you can use. Alternatively, we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstances.

    *Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRIs, a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

      Make an enquiry

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