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Therapy services

Therapy Department, Level C, Basildon University Hospital,
Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex, SS16 5NL

Opening times

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Telephone

01268 394764 (Physiotherapy main reception)

Who the service is for

Patients who need therapy as part of their recovery, to help them to carry out day to day tasks.

About the service

The Integrated Therapy team is a made up occupational therapists, physiotherapists and dietitians, as well as therapy assistants.Facilities in the department include three gyms, a hydrotherapy pool, individual treatment areas, as well as an assessment bathroom, bedroom and kitchen.

Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapists assess and advise patients on daily living activities, to assist them to return home and be as independent as possible. Assessments can take place on hospital wards or in the department's assessment kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and at home.

Physiotherapy
Physiotherapists assess and treat both in and outpatients, to help them regain a normal level of function. Treatment may involve mobility and functional assessments, respiratory physiotherapy, physiotherapy classes, hydrotherapy and one to one sessions.

Dietetics
Dietitians assess and advise patients on their nutritional needs for their medical condition. Dietitians will assess nutritional status, estimate nutritional requirements and advise on appropriate nutrition. Our dietitians are also involved in training other staff on nutritional matters and nutritional screening.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 September 2013 07:28

Contact Us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
  • Switchboard 01268 524900

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