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Children’s Occupational Therapy (Hounslow)

An occupational therapist working with a child

Occupational therapy provides services for children and young people who are experiencing functional difficulties at school, at home and/or at play.

The service is provided in the boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond. See 'Contact Us' for more information.

Therapy aims to improve a child’s ability to carry out everyday tasks at home, school and play.

Our service aims to:

  • Promote, develop and provide high quality, efficient, effective, accessible, family-orientated occupational therapy services for children in the community.

  • All interventions are carried out respecting the wishes and feelings of the child or young person and within the context of the family, home, recreational and educational setting.                 

Interventions may include:

  • Exploration / assessment of the reasons behind the children’s functional difficulties

  • Advice or therapy to enable the child to work and play to the best of their ability

  • Liaison with parents / carers and other professionals regarding support and progress of the child.                 

Education / training to carers to ensure understanding of and the integration of principals of Occupational Therapy into all relevant aspects of the child’s life.
A children's occupational therapist with a child

Contact details:

Children’s Therapy Department,
Heart of Hounslow Centre for Health,
92 Bath Road,

General enquiries / administration hub: 0208 973 3480    
Fax: 020 8630 3354

Opening times:

Clinics operate during office hours and there is an answer phone to leave a message outside these hours. 

  • The service accepts referrals from other healthcare or education professionals.

  • The child must have a Hounslow GP.

  • Written consent from the main care giver is required before the child or young person can be seen. 



  • Uma Sai - Children’s Therapy Services Manager
  • Caroline Symonds – Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist : Sensory/ASD Lead
  • Tehmi Stott - Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist : Neuro/Splinting Lead