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Community Links


Occupational Therapy Helpful Links

Local information for County Durham and Darlington can be find in the Related Publications section.




Opening times: Mon-Fri 8:00 - 17:00
Unit 3
Beaumont Square
Aycliffe Industrial Park
Newton Aycliffe
County Durham

Tel: 01325 524 531

Care - Ability

Phoenix House
Walton Road
Pattinson North Industrial Estate
Tyne & Wear
NE38 8QE

Tel: 0191 415 9777


Charity Information:

Please see Related Publications section for useful charity information.


Professional links:

Health and Care Professions Council HCPC:

Royal College of Occupational Therapists:




HemiHelp is an organisation supporting children and young people with hemiplegia, and their families.

Down's syndrome north east

Organisation for help and support for people with Down's Syndrome, their families and friends

Daisy Chain

Daisy Chain is a unique charity that was founded in 2003 to provide a haven for families affected by autism in the Tees Valley

Alan Shearer Centre (Activity Centre)

The Alan Shearer Activity Centre is a specialist recreational, sensory and social centre for disabled people of all ages and caters to a wide spectrum of need.

North East Autism Society

Information and support for individuals with ASD and their families


Cerebral Palsy; SCOPE:

Muscular Dystrophy:

The National Autistic Society:

Shine; Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus:

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital