Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession with a science foundation and the therapists making up the department have a high level of expertise and commitment. The range of work is very broad and varied and involves working with people to promote their own health and well being including giving people the opportunity to access community facilities .
Physiotherapy staff by the Oasis hydrotherapy pool on the site of the old St Ebba’s hospital in Epsom

Physiotherapy staff by the Oasis hydrotherapy pool at St Ebba’s in Epsom

How it works

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function to as near normal as possible when someone is affected by injury, illness or by developmental or other disability.

Chartered Physiotherapists combine their knowledge, skills and approach to treat a broad range of physical problems associated with different 'systems' of the body. We work closely with families and carers supporting them to enable people to reach their full potential. We also use our skills to improve quality of life and comfort for those who are nearing the end of their life (or those who have life-limiting illness).

Within Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust the physiotherapists work in all the different care groups and are specialists in their chosen area. This could entail working with people with learning
disabilities, adults with mental health problems, older people with mental health problems or children. Many different forms of treatment are used including hydrotherapy, and it can involve advice on the provision of specialised equipment. Assistants work alongside the physiotherapists helping to carry out treatment programmes designed to help the service users achieve their full potential.

Physiotherapists and their assistants work as part of multidisciplinary teams which include professionals from many different fields, in this way it can be ensured that the service provided is seamless and supportive.

"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states. "~ Carol Welch

Confidentiality

Your physiotherapist works as part of your care team so anything you say may be shared with other professionals who are involved in your care. Only in exceptional circumstances when either you or someone else is at risk might the things you discuss be taken further.

Contact us

Please contact one of our physiotherapy services directly:

 

Learning Disability Services:

Gatton Place
St Matthew's Road, Redhill RH1 1TA
Tel: 01737 288800

Cassia House
Ludlow Road, Guildford GU2 7NR
Tel: 01483 557864

Aldershot Centre for Health (3rd floor)
Hospital Hill, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 1AY
Tel: 01252 335555

Oasis Suite
St Ebba’s, Hook Road, Epsom, KT19 8QJ
Tel: 01372 203192

Bourne House
3 Brookfield Close, Ottershaw KT16 0JL
Tel: 01932 876666

Older Adults Mental Health Services:

The Meadows
West Park, Horton Lane, Epsom, KT19 8PB
Tel: 01372 203391

Hayworth House
Guildford Road, Chertsey, KT16 0QA
Tel: 01932 722171

The Larches Day Service
The Larches, Farnham Road Hospital, Farnham Road, Guildford GU2 5LX
Tel: 01483 443554 ext. 3721