Occupational therapy - adults

  • Our adult occupational therapy team work across all our hospitals to help you gain as much independence as possible for daily activities.

  • Location: Central Middlesex, Ealing, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals
  • Division: Integrated clinical services

About the service

Our adult occupational therapy team work across all our hospitals to help you gain as much independence as possible for daily activities.

Services for inpatients

If you're an inpatient in one of our hospitals, we might assess and treat you if you have a condition related to:

  • neurology, or if you have recently had a stroke
  • cardiology
  • vascular (including if you have recently had an amputation)
  • respiratory
  • elderly care
  • trauma and orthopaedics
  • infectious diseases
  • gastroenterology
  • endocrinology.

We also work closely with other healthcare professionals to provide you with rehabilitation.

If you're being discharged

If you're being discharged, we may assess you to check that you have everything you need to safely leave our hospitals.

This may include:

  • visiting your home
  • referring you for additional equipment
  • if you have a carer, making sure that they are fully informed about what your care and what you need.

Our hand therapy service

Our hand therapy service will assess and treat you, as well as providing you with an individually-made splint if you need one.

If you have arthritis, we will also help provide you with information and advice.

We care for you if you:

  • have had trauma
  • need or have had hand surgery
  • have rheumatoid arthritis
  • have osteo-arthritis.

Where we provide your care

You can find us:

  • at Central Middlesex Hospital: Gladstone 4, first floor
  • at Ealing Hospital: Occupational Therapy department, level 1, Rehab Services
  • at Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals: therapies block, level 4.

Contact our service

Contact us between 8:30am and 4:30pm:

  • at Central Middlesex Hospital: 0208 453 2240
  • at Ealing Hospital:
    • Outpatients: 0208 967 5487
    • Inpatients: 0208 967 5317
  • at Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals:
    • Outpatients: 0208 869 3002
    • Occupational Therapist: 0208 869 3008 or 0208 869 3001 

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