The Occupational Therapy service helps people of all ages, who have difficulty carrying out daily activities due to disability, illness or ageing.
Occupational therapy helps people participate in life; including looking after yourself and others, getting around your home, going to work or school, participating in leisure activities.
The following leaflets have more information on the service and how to contact us if you think occupational therapy can help you or someone you care for.
Living safely and independently
There are many things you can do to help stay safe and independent in your home.
Aids and Equipment
Aids and equipment are widely available to help you maintain your independence at home and in the community. These can be found in high street shops, on the internet, or through specialist suppliers. See the following factsheets for more information:
Information and advice:
AskSARA (opens new window) is a self-assessment tool that gives free advice on what aids and equipment best suit your needs and budget, based on answers you give about your health and abilities.
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) (opens new window) have a number of downloadable factsheets giving general advice on daily living equipment
Living Made Easy (opens new window) also gives practical advice on daily living equipment.
Making changes to your home can help you live more safely and independently. For more information go to Adaptations
West Wales Care & Repair
West Wales Care and Repair is a not for profit charitable organisation that provides a number of services to assist older and or disabled people remain in their own homes in comfort, safety and security. This includes a Handy Person service. For more information go to www.pembs-cr.co.uk/What-we-do
To make a referral for an occupational therapy assessment please contact:
Pembrokeshire County Council
Tel: 01437 764551
Type Talk Tel: 18001 then 01437 764551
Fax: 01437 776699
Out of hours emergency telephone number: 03003 332222
For any questions, information or advice please contact:
Dewis Cymru is the place to go if you want information or advice about your well-being – or want to know how you can help somebody else.