The physiotherapy team at Beatrice Tate School see any children who are already in receipt of Tower Hamlets physiotherapy input before they join the school. New referrals to the physiotherapy team can be made by your GP, consultant, other therapists or school staff. All referrals need to go via the Single Point of Access system at Mile End Hospital.
What does the physiotherapist do in school?
The occupational therapy team at Beatrice Tate School aims to work with parents, carers, and school staff to support children to develop their functional skills. We believe that children can maintain or improve their physical and mental health by participating in meaningful activities such as self-care, domestic tasks, leisure and school-based learning.
To facilitate this, occupational therapists will assess and offer advice, support, practical strategies, and in some cases equipment to promote childrenâ€™s participation and development of functional skills for everyday living.
In addition the childrenâ€™s occupational therapy service offers:
Occupational therapists work collaboratively with other therapists, school staff, and health and social care professionals to advocate for children, and wherever possible establish joint therapy goals.