Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy (OT) promotes health by supporting individuals to perform purposeful activities in their daily lives whether home issues, employment, study or social and leisure activities.

How does occupational therapy help?

Sometimes, mental health problems can prevent an individual from carryout tasks that might be considered normal everyday activities. This could be due to reasons such as self-esteem or interpersonal problems. Occupational therapy (OT) can help by supporting an individual in setting personal goals in specific areas of their lives they feel need attention. Treatment involves counselling and practical skill building that focuses on adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill and educating the individual in order to increase participation and independence in, and performance of, daily activities and personal management.

Occupational therapy at Nightingale Hospital London

At Nightingale Hospital occupational therapy can be accessed in an individual or group setting as part of an outpatient, day patient or inpatient programme here in London. To understand the most suitable for your needs and personal circumstances our team would welcome your call.

We have a number of occupational therapists with a breadth of experience to match your individual situation. We establish successful patient/therapist partnerships and achieve the most effective therapeutic relationship due to this extensive expertise. We will take the time to understand your problem and individual needs.

Is occupational therapy right for you?

Occupational therapy treatment can be used to support individuals with the mental health conditions listed below. The individual is an integral part of the therapeutic process and successful outcomes are evaluated by monitoring progression towards meeting the goals set by the individual at the beginning.

If occupational therapy doesn’t sound right for you please remember there are other therapy treatments we offer that may be more suitable for you. If you need advice about occupational therapy or an occupational therapist,we would welcome your call so you feel secure in the decisions you make. Please contact us confidentially on 020 7535 7700 24 hours a day.

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