NHS Fife Children and Young People’s Occupational Therapy Service

Overview

Occupational Therapists provide advice, reassurance, support, assessment and intervention to help children and young people (newborn - school leaving age) to develop their skills in everyday activities. These can include: Self-care: dressing/undressing, feeding, personal care (e.g. toileting, bathing, hair washing, tooth brushing) Productivity: - at home: play, helping in the house (e.g. making a snack, chores) - at school/pre-school: play, participation in curricular activities e.g. school work, P.E. technology Leisure: engagement in outdoor play, sports, hobbies, crafts, socialising with friends and family Children and Young People's Occupational Therapists are community based and offer support in various environments dependent on the child's and family's needs (e.g. home, school, nursery, clinic and child development centres, leisure centres and parks).

Address

Therapy Services
Dunfermline: Queen Margaret Hospital - 01383 674005
Glenrothes/Leven: Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital - 01592 717856
Kirkcaldy: Fair Isle Clinic - 01592 208455
North East Fife: Adamson Hospital - 01334 651264

Contact Details

Email : fife-uhb.OTChildren@nhs.net
Web Address : www.nhsfife.org/nhs/index.cfm?fuseaction=nhs.servicedisplay&p2sid=F9F82BDF-EC04-83F2-82A89EF51DA14F8B&themeid=3B984BF2-65BF-00F7-D42941481355468F
Contact Name : Lead Occupational Therapist

Other Information

Management : NHS
Referral Method : With parental consent, requests for assistance to the Occupational Therapy Service can be made by anyone who has concerns including parents/carers, school staff and medical professionals using the request for assistance form on our section (Children and Young People's Occupational Therapy Service) of the NHS Fife Website. Alternatively, parents/carers can email us or phone the service directly at their nearest base (as listed above).
Helpline:
0345 123 2303
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