The Disabled Children's Team Occupational Therapy helps children and young people under 18 who need adaptations to their home because of their impairment.


Who do we support?

Disabled Children's Team Occupational Therapy provide support for children and young people under 18 who are having difficulty with:

  • getting into or around your home

  • sitting independently

  • moving on or off the bed, toilet, bath or chair

  • staying safe in your home or garden


What kind of support do you offer?

Out aim is to enable children and young people to reach their full potential, promoting independence and safety within the home environment and to help parents safely care for their children.

Things we might be able to help with:

  • Supportive seating

  • Making your home more accessible

  • Equipment or adaptations to make toileting and bathing easier

  • Getting into and being safe in bed

  • Safety in the home

  • Help with transfers and manual handling


What is your criteria?

To access our service you must be:

  • aged between 0-18

  • are assessed as disabled

  • have a home address in the city of Bristol

  • have needs arising from your impairment that cannot be met by universal children’s services and it is likely we will be able to offer a service, without which your health/development would be significantly impaired.

If you think you meet the criteria or would like to find out more by calling 0117 903 8250.  We accept referrals from everyone.  (However, please be aware there may be a long wait for an assessment as our service is in high demand).


What is the transition from children's services to adult services?






Last Updated 3 March 2017 by Findability Team.