Complex needs

A calm, accessible and sensitive approach to supporting children & families with complex needs

How we can help

When your child/adolescent gets diagnosed with a disability, illness, or sensory impairment and needs additional support on a daily or weekly basis, they are often described as having complex needs. A child/adolescent may have complex needs from birth or after an injury or illness.

If your child/adolescent has complex needs, it can be very reassuring to speak to other parents in the same situation. It is always helpful to meet people who have experienced the same (or similar) emotions and processes.

Many children/adolescents with complex needs can learn to live independent lives, while others may always need extra care. Specialist paediatric physiotherapists have the skills to guide all of you through this process.

Our method

To help your child/adolescent with their complex needs our physiotherapist will:

  • Assess your child/adolescent and their daily needs with a parent or carer present
  • Establish a goal to maximise the child/adolescent’s physical abilities to help them achieve optimal health and wellbeing
  • Look to see how their strength, balance, and coordination is impaired and address this
  • Look at your home and recommend some easy adjustments
  • Advise you on any suitable gadgets that may help your child/adolescent with activities around the home or at school
  • Review their day and night time positioning if they have limited mobility
  • Refer you to an Occupational Therapist if this is required
  • Show you stretches and massage techniques that may help relieve symptoms
  • Give you plenty of advice and education so that you fully understand their condition and goals
  • Work closely with the other health professionals involved in caring for your child/adolescent

Our top tips to help your child at home

  • Keep on top of your child/adolescent’s day and night time positioning to prevent pressure sores
  • Source the right equipment for your child through your physiotherapist or OT
  • Try to keep up with the physio exercises. Stretches and splinting regimes especially can help reduce contractures and muscle stiffness

Meet our physios

All our physiotherapists are registered with the CSP and HCPC offering the highest standard of care

Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as may visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you

What our clients say

Meet some of our physios

physiotherapist Adam - Home Physio Group

Adam

Adam covers North London & Hertfordshire. He has a special interest in elderly rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, and orthopaedic injuries

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Physiotherapist - Caroline - Home Physio Group

Caroline

Caroline covers East London & Essex. She specialises in neurological rehabilitation, muscular injuries, and care for the elderly

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physiotherapist, Naomi - Home Physio Group

Naomi

Naomi covers South and Central London. She provides detailed assessments and treatment plans to clients in their own homes

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physiotherapist Michael - Home Physio Group

Michael

Michael covers North London & Hertfordshire. He has a special interest in elderly care and treating musculoskeletal & orthopaedic conditions

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