Provider Details

Contact Details

Community Children's Occupational Therapy
Telephone No

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 19

Address Details

Street Number
Mile End Hospital
275 Bancroft Road
E1 4DG


Service Description

The children’s occupational therapy service works with children and young people who have a developmental difficulty, or a medical condition which impacts on their ability to participate in everyday activities.

Additional Information

Additional Information

A referral to the children’s occupational therapy service should be made when the child / young person, family or other involved professional has a concern regarding the child’s ability to participate in any of the following areas: play and leisure, self care and independence, and school life

1. Play/Leisure

Activities affected will be the child’s ability to participate in play and leisure activities including:

• Can the child access and participate in a range of play and leisure activities such as pretend play, making things play, large movement play activities such as riding a bike, accessing play ground equipment, and ball games
• Accessing community play and leisure resources and activities

2. Self-care and independence

Activities affected will include:

• Eating and drinking; dressing; grooming; washing and bathing and toileting
• Mobility issues accessing the environment e.g. getting up stairs, in/out bath; on/off toilet and other furniture
• For older children, also consider age appropriate independence skills, such as get self a drink, prepare a snack, pack a bag for school, carry out household chores and so forth

3. School Life

Activities affected will include:

• Accessing and negotiating the school environment: e.g. mobility around school, access to all areas/activities of classroom, using bathroom and dining hall facilities
• Managing class routines and self care activities: changing for P.E. coping with lunchtimes and toileting, managing routine responsibilities such as hang up coat, tidying up, give out pencils
• Handling and using school tools, equipment and materials: issues in lessons such as design technology/art/craft or with using scissors, hand writing, accessing ICT
• Work independently: initiate and carry through an activity maintaining their attention, problem solving, organising themselves and materials for the task



Opening Times

Opening Times
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Is There A Waiting List?
Open To Extended Family?

Further Information

Provider Type
Health Services
Suitable For
Downs Syndrome Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Complex Needs Epilepsy Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD) Physical Disability Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD) Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Long Term Medical Conditions Specific Learning Difficulties
Delivery Channels
Children's Centres Home Visit Case Work Office / Premises Schools
How to Contact
Eligibility Criteria
Resident Of Tower Hamlets Child Aged Below 4 Years & 11 Months Tier 2: Targeted Tier 3: Specialist Child Aged Between 5 To 19
Available Facilities
Disabled Access Public Toilets
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)

Details last updated

Last Updated
08 June 2017