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Halton Community Therapy Team

The Halton Community Therapy team is an integrated multi-disciplinary team composed of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Therapy assistants serving Halton residents aged 18+, who are registered with a Halton GP.

  • Long term/ chronic conditions      
  • Neurological conditions                               
  • Palliative Care Needs              
  • Functional Impairment
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions               
  • Mobility problems
  • Orthopaedic conditions/ following surgery     
  • Hospital discharges
  • Falls  

  • Complete a specialised home assessment and formulate a patient-centred rehabilitation plan
  • Provide specialist therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation
  • Develop individualised home exercise programmes
  • Improve function and promote independence in activities of daily living
  • Improve mobility/ provide mobility aids
  • Facilitate discharge from hospital including working with the Neurotherapy Early Supported Discharge Service
  • Help to prevent admissions to hospital
  • Provide support and advice to patients and their carers
  • Liaise and work with other service providers and refer as appropriate
  • Assess for equipment and adaptations (as part of our therapeutic intervention)
  • Pain management
  • Therapeutic Moving and Handling advice for carers and family

  • Patients who are unable to travel to an outpatient unit for therapy due to medical reasons
  • Those who would benefit from intervention within a community setting such as their own homes, their  carers’ homes, Nursing homes, Residential homes and/or Day Care facilities
  • Patients must have realistic and achievable goals
  • There must be a safe home environment that is an appropriate setting for therapy/ rehabilitation
  • Referrals are received from GP’s, Consultants, Community Matrons, District Nurses, Macmillan Nurses and other Therapists
  • Other agencies are able to refer via the patients GP
  • We do not accept equipment only referrals, referrals requesting chair assessments and/or moving and handling assessments

The Nightingale Building (formerly known as Halton Hospital)