Inverclyde Centre for Independent Living

Services available from the Inverclyde Centre for Independent Living

Community Occupational Therapy Service

Aims to promote independence in all aspects of daily living for Children and Adults who have a physical disability. Occupational Therapists undertake home visits for assessment for equipment and adaptations.

The Community Occupational Therapy service can assist you with the following:-

  • Assessment for equipment / adaptations
  • Specialist Case management
  • Self Support Groups
  • Occupational Therapy Housing Report / Advice
  • Blue Badge Clinics

Following an initial screening assessment, a plan of intervention will be agreed with the service user and carers or family, as appropriate.

Duty system - information / demonstration of equipment

  • Monday & Wednesday 1.30 - 4.00 pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday 9.30 - 12.30 pm
  • Friday 1.30 - 3.30 pm

Visual / Hearing Impairment

Do you have a Visual or Hearing Impairment?

Then perhaps you need some advice information or assessment of your needs to identify what type of equipment could assist you with a visual or hearing problem.

Examples of this could be:-

  • Registering as visually impaired
  • Rehabilitation for short period e.g. training around use of kitchen equipment
  • Equipment to support your independence
  • Interpreting services-British Sign Language (BSL)

Duty times by appointment-

BSL interpreter Tuesdays 1.30pm-4.30pm, sensory impairment Thursdays 9.30am -noon

Inverclyde Community Rehabilitation Team (previously RES team)

Inverclyde Community Rehabilitation Team provides assessment and rehabilitation for adults with a physical disability requiring rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary team.

The team consists of:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech & Language Therapists
  • Dietician
  • Podiatrist
  • Rehabilitation Support Workers
  • Gerontology Nurse Specialist

Following an initial screening assessment, a plan of intervention will be agreed with the service user and carers or family, as appropriate.

Community Specialist Diabetes Service

A specialist community diabetes team is based at Inverclyde centre for Independent Living.   The team consist of specialist diabetes nurse and a diabetes dietician.

Access to specialist diabetes podiatry services is accessed via Greenock Health Centre.

The team provide a specialist diabetes management, treatment and education service for people with Type 2 diabetes within Inverclyde, referred from both primary and secondary care.

Page last updated: 25 May 2015