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Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust - Children's Integrated Therapy and Nursing Service - Children's Occupational Therapy

We aim to provide evidence based services to support children and young people who are experiencing difficulties with participating in developmentally appropriate activities of daily living.                                                                                

The service is child and family focused and works in partnership with the individual, their family and with any other relevant professionals involved in their care. The service aims to optimise levels of engagement with activities of daily living that are meaningful and of importance to the child/young person and their family, thus improving quality of life and wellbeing.                         

The overall care pathway for Occupational Therapy involves: 

• Request for involvement

• Assessment of need

• Discussion of short and long term goals with parties involved where difficulties are  identified 

• Episodes of Occupational Therapy intervention with ongoing monitoring of progress  towards goals 

• Reassessment at key times 

• Discharge or transition to self-management/other forms of care

Who to contact

Contact Position
Children's Occupational Therapy
01254 283103

Where to go

Shadsworth Children's Centre
Shadsworth Road

Other Details


Referral Details

Criteria for Referral

There is open access to the service, and anyone can request involvement, including you or your carer. Written, verbal and electronic requests are accepted. The service is provided free of charge.

Sources of Referral
Other professionals may refer the child or young person to the service, e.g. Health Visitors, Learning Disability Nurses, Speech and Language Therapists, Children’s Services, Hospital staff, GPs, Community Paediatricians.                                                              

Referrals are accepted via:
Referral and Assessment Centre
Innovation Centre
Evolution Park
Haslingden Road
Telephone: 01254 612600
Fax: 01254 283712
Email: C&

This service is part of the Local Offer

Local Offer

Contact Name
Carole Kay
Contact Telephone
01254 283139
Contact Email
Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
Local Offer Age Bands
5-11 years
Parents & carers
11-16 years
19-25 years
0-5 years
16-19 years
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