"Community paediatric service"

About: Lanarkshire Community Services / Occupational Therapy

(as a parent/guardian),

My 5 year old daughter was referred to the community occupational therapy team in Hamilton, Suzanne was appointed to our case. Her help has been invaluable, she has totally championed my daughter's cause and helped ensure that my daughter has the help and input that she needs at her primary school.

It has been a very challenging year, and Suzanne has gone above and beyond to ensure my daughter's needs where met at school. She has also been there to offer advice and support to my husband and I.

A big thank you Suzanne, from all the family.

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Response from Christine Hand, Occupational Therapy Team Leader, Paediatric Services, NHS Lanarkshire

Firstly, can I thank you for taking the time to make contact. It is lovely to hear that you have found Suzanne's support helpful. I hope that things continue to improve for your daughter and that she has a happy and successful year ahead as she moves forward into her new school term.

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Update posted by Team Orlando (a parent/guardian)

Thank you for your reply, I hope you will pass on our comments to Suzanne, her help and input has made the world of difference to our daughter. Her support can not be underestimated and I can not praise her highly enough.

Response from Janice McClymont, Occupational Therapy Head of Profession, Occupational Therapy Services, NHS Lanarkshire

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Dear Team Orlando,

Thank you so much for your positive feedback regarding your recent experience with Suzanne and the Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team. I am delighted that Suzanne has been able to help you and your daughter, and that you have found the advice and support helpful in supporting the transition to Primary school. I will ensure that Suzanne receives this feedback,and that the team are aware of the value and impact of their interventions. I hope that your daughter continues to enjoy school and makes steady progress over the forthcoming months.

Best Wishes


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