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About occupational therapists

Occupational therapists (OTs) work with people of all ages who have a disability or severe injury. They provide information on managing daily living activities and carry out assessments for equipment and housing adaptations.

They are employed by the NHS or social services – and some neuromuscular clinics have dedicated OTs. GPs, hospital doctors and neuromuscular care advisors can make referrals and it is sometimes possible to self-refer.

Information for occupational therapists

Join our Occupational therapists network to ensure access to peer support from other OTs working with individuals and families living people with muscle-wasting conditions. Find out about our Occupational therapists network and the wealth of resources that can help with your work – or contact Lyn Inman for more information:



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