Service delivery during COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the ongoing pandemic, and to help keep you and our colleagues safe we’re following national guidance and minimising face to face contacts. We will continue to support you through video consultation, telephone consultations and virtual clinics and we’ll see you face to face where this is safe, and the most appropriate way to support you in line with the national guidance.

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Community Rehabilitation

The Community Rehabilitation team consists of highly qualified and experienced Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. We visit people who are unable to access outpatient services and require therapy at home.  This includes nursing and residential homes.


2nd Floor, Bickerstaffe House, Ormskirk District General Hospital, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 2AZ
t: 0300 247 0011

e: vcl.westlancs-spa@nhs.net


Treatment  – Physiotherapists

Physiotherapists deal with a wide range of  problems and disorders of movement, muscle weakness, posture and breathing etc.  Exercise is the main form of treatment.

Treatment – Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists take a whole-person approach to both mental and physical health and wellbeing, enabling individuals to achieve their full potential.

Following assessment, depending upon your needs, your therapist may offer you one or more of the following treatments:

  • Education and advice on how to self-manage your condition
  • Falls prevention advice
  • Posture education and advice
  • Provision of suitable equipment
  • Offering appropriate mobility aids
  • An individualised home exercise programme
  • Provide adaptations
  • Chest therapy
  • Advice on pain management
  • Provision of information regarding services that may be of help to you

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