Occupational therapy in neonatal services and early intervention

Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Publication date:
01 August 2017


This publication provides specific evidence-based recommendations which describe the best and most effective practice for occupational therapy for high-risk infants in neonatal and early intervention settings. It will assist decision making about areas for assessment and intervention, in addition to describing the profession’s contribution to the neonatal care pathway. It may also be of use to other neonatal practitioners and commissioners with regards to the inclusion of occupational therapy within neonatal multidisciplinary teams.