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Children's Occupational Therapy

Children's Occupational Therapy

Children’s Occupational Therapists have additional specialist skills that address the sensory motor and developmental needs of children and young people.

Children’s Occupational Therapists are specialists in the assessment and treatment of children and young people from birth to 19 years, who need support with activities of daily living and functional tasks. We can help provide practical support to children their families, carer's and schools, to help them overcome barriers that are preventing them from achieving their full potential.

The Children’s Occupational Therapy Service is provided for children and young people with a range of health needs including a delay in a sensory-motor development and neurologic conditions. Please see the related links box on the left hand side to find out more about these and other conditions related to Occupational Health Therapy.

The service is provided for preschool children living within the North Bristol Trust area, and school aged children who attend a school within the North Bristol Trust area. Please note - children who live in Bristol but attend a school outside of the North Bristol Trust area will need to be referred on to that area’s Local Occupational Therapy service.

Your child’s Occupational Therapist will come from one of our four teams in the trust area, North Bristol, East Central Bristol, South Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

Please see patient information leaflet download for more information:


Children's Occupational Therapy Team Locations

Bristol North Team
Westgate House
Southmead Hospital
Southmead Road
BS10 5NB
Telephone: 0117 4146987  

Bristol East and Central Team
Eastgate House
Unit 9 Eastgate Office Centre
Eastgate Road
Eastville Bristol
Telephone: 0117 3408063  

Bristol South Team
Fulford Family Centre
237 - 239 Gatehouse Ave
BS13 9AQ
Telephone: 0117 301 5491

South Gloucester Teams
Kingswood Specialist Children's Centre
Alma Road
BS15 4DA 
Telephone: 01454 862434  

Patchway Specialist Children's Centre
Rodway Road
BS34 5PE
Telephone: 01454 862433