We offer an “assessment and advice” service to most of the young people referred to our service, working closely with the young person, their family and teachers to address the occupations that are most important and which present the greatest challenge to a young person in their everyday life. Ongoing therapy is provided by anyone who spends time with the child to achieve a 24/7 approach. This may include families, teachers and parents/carers. Advice and recommendations will continue to be provided in a full report following a child’s assessment.
Our involvement usually starts with a telephone assessment with the parent/carer. At the end of this initial assessment, the therapist and parent/carer will agree the priority goals and the next step which could be one or more of the following: