Who we are and what we do:
The Children’s Physiotherapy Service undertake assessment and treatment of children who have difficulties with mobility and gross motor tasks like sitting, standing and walking due to disability or developmental delay.
This includes assessment and provision of equipment and where appropriate additional services including:
- providing physiotherapy staff to the Hackney Short Breaks team
- providing the physiotherapy staff for the Hackney LEAP service
- running regular Tummy Time sessions in various Children's Centres in Hackney – timetables for these sessions can be obtained from the service administrator.
Find out more: Children’s Physiotherapy Service
Drop in sessions for parents and young people:
Drop in clinics where anyone can bring their child without a referral for a 15 minute 1:1 session with a physiotherapist.
Drop In is for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-18yrs
There are no appointments, this is a first come first serve clinic so you may have to wait to be seen.
Children and young people will be seen for 15 min by a physiotherapist.
At the sessions you can:
Discuss any concerns or questions about your child’s development with a physiotherapist?
Get advice or tips on your child's development from a physiotherapist.
- 15 January
- 12 February
- 12 March
- 16 April
- 14 May
- 11 June
- 16 July
- 13 August
- 10 September
- 08 October
- 12 November
- 10 December
Monthly Drop-in clinics at Hackney Ark (020 7014 7025)
Everyone is welcome!
Record Last Updated on: 12/10/2018
Time / Date Details
When is it on
2nd week of the month Thursday 1.30 - 4pm - Please check dates below
Drop in clinic 2nd week of the month Thursday 1.30 - 4pm
Sevice operates Monday - Friday outside of drop in clinic
- aged 0 –18 (or 19 if still in a Hackney special school)
- attending school in City or Hackney with a Hackney GP
- residing in City or Hackney with a Hackney GP
Drop in clinic is open to everyone who needs advice from a physiotherapist for their child or young person.
How to Get Here
Buses: 30, 56, 67, 76, 149, 243, 276
Train: Dalston Kingsland, Hackney Downs
Parking: Limited parking for patients
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Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer
Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.
Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.