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We are a multidisciplinary team which provides treatment, rehabilitation, advice and support to people living in Kirklees. The purpose of the team is to help you achieve your goals in relation to daily living and quality of life.

We can offer help to people with:

  • Amputees (South Kirklees)
  • Brain Injury
  • Cancer
  • Complex physical disabilities
  • Elective Orthopaedic Surgery (South Kirklees)
  • Falls
  • Home Enteral Nutrition (South Kirklees only) and nutritional support  
  • Musculoskeletal or orthopaedic problems when unable to attend our patient clinics
  • Physical disabilities as a result of cancer
  • Progressive neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Motor Neurone disease, Huntington disease and Parkinson's.
  • Speech and Language Therapy - swallow, communication, stammer and mental health
  • Stroke

You may be offered advice over the phone, treatment in your own home, or at a health centre near to where you live.

Contact

To make a referral, or to speak to an adult therapy colleague, please contact Single Point of Contact and make a referral and/or request a call back.

Clients must be over 16 years of age, medically stable and registered with a Kirklees GP.

Any health or social care professional can refer. Referrals may also be made electronically via the Locala website or SystmOne.

Please note: Due to the high demand there may be a wait for this service.

What if I cannot understand or have special needs?

We have access to interpreter/signing services should you require them and we would be happy to accommodate any special needs if we can. If you have not already told us please arrange for someone to ring or write so an interpreter can be arranged for your first visit.

Useful Links

Medequip contact number for faulty equipment or for returning unwanted equipment: 0845 340 4432 Website: www.medequipuk.com/contact/

www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/health-and-well-being/long-term-condition-self-care.aspx - self-care, long term conditions

www.mssociety.org.uk - MS Society

www.parkinsons.org.uk - Parkinsons UK

www.mndassociation.org - MNDA

www.stroke.org.uk - Stroke Association

www.headway.org.uk - Headway

www.arthritis.org - Arthritis Care

www.paintoolkit.org - pain management

www.stroke4carers.org - Online resources for Stroke carers

www.stroke4carers.org/?s=video - Library of videos

www.strokecorecompetencies.org - Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARS)

www.opcare.co.uk - Orthotic & Prosthetic Services for the NHS

www.ageuk.org.uk - Age UK

www.alzheimers.org.uk - Alzheimer's Society

www.macmillan.org.uk - Macmillan Cancer Support

www.limbless-association.org - Limbless Association

www.csp.org.uk/your-health/conditions/multiple-sclerosis/ - explains what MS is & how Physiotherapy can help

www.mssociety.org.uk/what-is-ms/treatments-and-therapies/exercise/ - MS and exercise information

www.mstrust.org.uk/information/exercises/ - MS and exercise information

www.mstrust.org.uk/information/publications/posture/ - MS and managing posture 

www.hda.org.uk/ - Huntington’s Disease Association

www.csp.org.uk/your-health/exercise-advice-all-ages-fitness/ - exercise advice for common conditions

www.web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/ - leaflets on Self Help

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