The Community Occupational Therapy team may be able to help if you are have difficulty managing with daily living activities due to illness or disability.

They can :

  • support people to remain independent in their own home
  • promote independent living through appropriate equipment and adaptations
  • assess and advise on rehousing for people with disabilities
  • carry out Independent Mobility Assessments (Blue Badge Scheme)
  • advise on Moving and Handling for family carers / non paid Carers


Assessments where possible are carried out at the Link Centre within our specialist activities of daily living suite. Home visits are possible in exceptional circumstances.

Please note

The Community Occupational Therapy Team does not provide wheelchairs, please request a referral to Wheelchair Services via your GP. Alternatively, you may be able to rent or buy wheelchairs from suitable suppliers.

If your referral is requesting support with walking and overall mobility, including the risk of falls, please discuss a referral to Physiotherapy with your GP.

If you are requesting an assessment for rehousing on medical grounds, please visit our Apply for Social Housing page

Request an assessment by the Occupational Therapy team

Once we have received your referral, we will review the information provided, and establish eligibility to identify if our service could meet your needs.

All referrals are prioritised based on the information provided and you will be contacted in due course to arrange an appointment.