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9.9 Countywide Children’s Occupational Therapy - Fast Track Service

SCOPE OF THIS CHAPTER

This guidance sets out when fast track assessments are considered for the Occupational Therapy Service.

RELEVANT LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE

Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000

Disability and The Equality Act 2010

RELATED CHAPTER

See also - Countywide Children's Occupational Therapy Criteria for the Provision of Adaptions Procedure


Adaptations

Fast track assessments to be recommended in the following instances:

Minor Adaptations

  • Internal/external rails;
  • Secondary stair rails;
  • Half steps;
  • Alteration to doors.

Aiming High

  • Mowlift hoists - delivery and set up;
  • Travel safe space;
  • Buggies;
  • Basic seating;

Additions

  • Broken or replacement equipment items;
  • Toileting equipment - potty chairs or shower/commode chairs required for toilet training;
  • Mainstream equipment - e.g. bath boards, RTS, steps.

Cases Not Considered for Fast Track

  • Chair assessments;
  • Moving and Handling;
  • Company rep visits;
  • DFG works/checks.

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