Medway Community Healthcare (MCH) provides a wide range of high quality community health services for Medway residents; from health visitors and district nurses to speech and language therapists and out of hours urgent care.
We are a team of qualified occupational therapists and technical instructors with specialist interests and knowledge in all activities of daily living. We work with children who have difficulties with, for example; fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills and sensory processing. We work across several clinical sites and will see your child for assessment and treatment at one of these.
Initial appointment – carried out by a qualified occupational therapist. This can take up to 1 hour and involves a case history taken from yourself and a range of assessments carried out with your child and you in the session.
Therapy intervention – carried out by our specialist team including occupational therapy technicians. Each sessions can be up to 45 mins dependent on the individual child. During this session strategies will be demonstrated with you and your child to target specific areas of difficulty.
Professionals working with your child can refer them into this service via our online referral form.
What is occupational therapy
All referral forms should be completed and forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a parent seeking advice please contact the duty desk on 0300 123 3444.
Alternatively please speak to your health visitor, GP or Nursery/School who may consider a referral to our service
Following referral you will be invited to attend either a parent education training session or an assessment screen.
Phone lines are open between 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday