Our rehabilitation therapists in Ealing Day Treatment Centre provide therapy-led rehabilitation for adults with disabilities or injuries.
We aim to help patients improve their abilities and achieve their rehabilitation goals, through therapy led care.
About the service
The rehabilitation team provide a client-centred, comprehensive service to everyone who uses the service. We also aim to provide support and advice to family and caregivers. A multidisciplinary assessment and treatment service is offered where appropriate.
Our team includes:
- Occupational Therapists
- Rehabilitation Assistants.
We work with colleagues from speech and language therapy and podiatry.
We work across a range of settings in Ealing but we operate services mainly out of Ealing Day Treatment Centre.
The centre has a range of therapy equipment including:
- Mobility equipment
- Electrotherapy equipment
- Occupational therapy
- Speech and language communication equipment.
We have eight treatment cubicles and an open gym area to run groups and exercise classes.
We start with an evaluation so that we can determine the right therapies for you.
Your evaluation will include
- Discussing your treatment goals
- Assessing what you can do and what your needs are in the following areas:
- Motor control
- Functional limitations due to pain, injury, illness or disability
- The need for therapeutic equipment including:
- Mobility aids
- Bathing and toileting equipment
- Sensory-motor Functions i.e. effective use of your body, including:
- Fine Motor Skills.
- Perceptual and cognitive functions, e.g. body awareness, visual perception, auditory perception, memory
- Self-Care Skills e.g. functional transfers, dressing, toileting
- The need for splinting to improve hand function
- The need for environmental adaptations e.g. rails or ramps.
Following your evaluation, you can expect to:
- Receive advice and support for self-care or signposting to other services
- Begin individual or group therapy sessions for a defined period of time
- Patients undertaking therapy will have regular review or monitoring of progress.
Referrals to the service need to be made by a healthcare professional via the Ealing Community Referral Hub.
To be eligible for the service, people must be:
- Over 18 years of age
- Registered with an Ealing GP practice
- Living (temporarily or permanently) within 1 mile from the boundaries of Ealing
- Eligible to receive NHS care or residing within the boundaries of Ealing if not registered with a GP.
They must have:
- Long or short-term disability, illness or injury, which may include:
- Musculoskeletal problems
- Neurological problems
- General medical conditions or injuries as the result of a fall for example.