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Occupational Therapy Service - Camden Adult Social Care

Provided by Access and Response Team working with physically disabled people to be as safe and independent as possible in their everyday lives.

Occupational Therapists carry out home assessments and make recommendations for equipment, adaptations and manual handling situations for those with physical disabilities, working with users to find new ways of doing tasks, providing equipment such as a bath seat, minor adaptations such as grabrails and recommending major adaptations like ramps or stairlifts according to the individual assessment.

Address:
c/o Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London, WC1H 9JE
Umbrella org:
London Borough of Camden
Area serviced:
Camden
Telephone:
020 7974 4000 Option 1 (Access & Support Team) or 020 7974 4444 (choose adult social care options)
Fax:
020 7974 5822
Who is it for:
Camden residents - adults with physical disabilities or who are frail
How to apply:
Self referral or referral by friends, family, health or social care professionals with consent
Sector:
Private

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Disability, according to the World Health Organization, is "...an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions. An impairment is a problem in body function or structure; an activity limitation is a difficulty encountered by an individual in executing a task or action; while a participation restriction is a problem experienced by an individual in involvement in life situations.