Help for people with disabilities
The Occupational Therapy Service provides assessment, advice,
equipment and adaptations for disabled people living in their own
It works in close partnership with other organisations to
arrange Disabled Facilities Grants and general support to help fund
larger adaptation programmes.
The unit helps people to:
- Increase their independence
- Take control over their lives
- Live in their own homes as safely as possible
The OT service offers the following services at the Gateway:
- Assessments 1:1 and on line self assessment
- Advice and provision of equipment
- Advice on how to adapt your home
In order to access Occupational Therapy please contact Social
Services on 0845 330 2967 or complete an online
Visit Kent County Council’s Occupational
Therapy website for more information.
Kent Association for the Blind
KAB provides sight impaired people with services tailored to
their needs is at the heart of our work; no two people's sight
impairment is the same, so each person's rehabilitation needs are
going to be different too.
People sometimes think their sight impairment will mean their
lives will diminish and they will no longer be able to do the
things they once did. This is not true.
With support and guidance people living with sight
impairments can continue to live fulfilled, independent lives.
Visit KAB's website for more