Occupational Therapy is the work we do to help someone to get back to living and working independently.
This page has information about our services and how to contact us.
We are part of the Therapies department, working across the Royal and Broadgreen hospital sites, and are organised into specialist teams supported by trained Health Care assistants and clerical staff. We cover a wide range of clinical areas and conditions, working with adults, following injury, illness or disability who have difficulty managing everyday tasks.
Occupational therapists work closely alongside the doctors, nurses, and other therapists involved in your care, to plan your discharge from hospital and assist you to return to everyday life as independently as possible. When patients are discharged home to continue with their recovery, the Occupational Therapist may assess the need for community agencies to support any ongoing treatment and ensure your safe discharge from the hospital setting.
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Occupational Therapy can help you to live your life as independently as possible within your own home environment. We help you to find solutions and solve problems you may encounter following a planned operation.
You will automatically be referred from the preoperative assessment nurses following your preoperative nurse assessment.
You will be automatically referred to our pre-admission assessment clinic, once you are placed on the consultant waiting list and you have a date for your surgery.
We are available 8.00 am – 4.00 pm Monday to Saturday.
Our contact telephone number is: 0151 282 6260
An answer machine is available out of hours.