Children and Young People’s Therapy Service

  • Type of SEND provision:

Description

Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy for children and young people aged up to 19 years.

This is a community service for people in Somerset aged up to 19 years who have, for example, difficulties with:

  • talking and communicating
  • eating, drinking or swallowing
  • mobility and posture
  • physical skills such as balance and co-ordination
  • movement (motor) skills
  • sensory processing
  • thinking (cognition) skills

We can offer advice and have an open referral system so anyone can refer a child provided they have the young person’s or parental consent.

Find out more on the Somerset NHS Foundation Trust website

General info

Further information

  • Are you eligible
  • The service works with children with a wide range of difficulties in different areas of SEND. Please see the service website for further details.

  • How to access
  • Please send referrals to CYPTSReferrals@SomersetFT.nhs.uk

    If you are unsure about a referral or need some advice please phone our advice line on 0300 003 3002 Monday to Thursday (not bank holidays) between 9am and 12pm.

  • When is it available
  • Office hours 9am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.