The East Lothian Rehabilitation Service is made up of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Specialists, Assistant Practitioners, Community Care Workers, TEC Officers, a Driver Technician and Administration and Clerical Support.
They’re are based at various locations across East Lothian including the East Lothian Community Hospital in Haddington. Their services see people in their own homes, in out-patient clinics and as inpatients.
The team is here to help you via their phoneline: 0300 369 0680.
Their fantastic website can also support you by giving you lots of information about how to live well at home, including advice about how technology can support you in different areas of the house, where to seek medical help for different types of aches and pains … do check it out!
Often people’s first port of call is to call the GP … but often other more specialist healthcare professionals working in the community are better placed to help, and to help quickly.