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Children's Therapy Services

The Children’s Therapy Service is made up of specialist Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.


These members of staff are responsible for the assessment and treatment of children from ages of 0 to 19 years, with disabilities and conditions in the Poole, Bournemouth and East Dorset area.



We are continuing to provide therapy services in various ways to meet the needs of the children under our care. We are currently providing telephone, video and face to face consultations/assessments for out-patients depending on individual needs.

Children are seen in various locations according to their needs and adherence to Covid-19 measures. The majority of children needing face to face therapy are seen at the Child Development Centre. For some children, school/nursery and on occasions home visits may be required. These are arranged and risk assessed on an individual basis.

For further information or any questions please contact the therapy team on 0300 019 2936 or to discuss your appointment please call the admin team on 0300 019 2121.

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