Our Occupational Therapy Team within Acute Medicine use therapeutic interventions to achieve a safe and timely discharge for our patients. This may include a referral to community teams for re-enablement in your home or a bed-based facility.

The team carry out assessments using a holistic and patient-centred approach and work closely with a multi-disciplinary team and external agencies to carry out a wide range of assessments including:

  • Risk assessments
  • Assessing for and providing equipment
  • Making recommendations for carer support to maintain/improve a person’s quality of life

Contact us

Occupational Therapy, Sunderland Royal Hospital

Telephone: 01915699810

Occupational Therapy, South Tyneside Hospital

Telephone: 01914041000

Finding us

  • Our Sunderland Occupational Therapy Team are based in entrance 8, Rehabilitation at Sunderland Royal Hospital
  • Our South Tyneside Occupational Therapy Team are based in the Occupational Therapy Department located in the Ingham Wing, South Tyneside District Hospital