Little Feet physiotherapy drop-in sessions for residents with young children

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Bright Start Islington Health Visiting Team and Whittington Health are offering a universal drop-in screening service for residents with non-complex children presenting with abnormal gait variations.

Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • the child must be less than five years old and registered with an Islington GP (the team are unable to accept out-of-borough referrals)
  • do NOT refer those who are tiptoeing due to sensory issues associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • for complex paediatric musculoskeletal issues, please refer to the Islington Additional Needs and Disability Service (IANDS) Paediatric Physiotherapy team.

Those who are signposted to the sessions who do not meet the above criteria will be referred back to their referring health care practitioner.

Practices are encouraged to print off and display the poster below, in addition to referring those who they think could benefit.

Bright Start: Under 5s and Children’s Centres

Islington Parenting, emotional and social support for families expecting a child or with children under five

Islington Additional Needs and Disability Service (IANDS)

Islington Supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities to reach their full potential

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Expiry date: Thursday, 30 June 2022