Therapy and health

At National Star College, we offer a range of specialist therapeutic and health programmes which are tailored to your needs and aspirations.

Our specialist nursing team is available on our Ullenwood campus alongside our GP surgery which takes place on site twice a week. We also provide medical support as required for learners at other campuses.

All programmes aim to maintain or improve functional performance and increase independence and autonomy. Learners are supported in developing their health management skills to enable a healthy lifestyle and ownership of their health and wellbeing wherever possible.

We offer the following therapy and health services:

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For more information please contact our Admissions team on 01242 534928 or admissions@natstar.ac.uk.

 

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Maintaining and improving physical health and independence

This specialist programme is tailored to the physical health needs of each learner

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Providing vital skills for living independently

Find out how we prepare learners for life after college, ensuring they can meet their full potential

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Aquatic therapy

Our experienced Physiotherapy team offer a range of specialist Aquatic Therapy programmes. These are entirely bespoke for each learner, and are not only tailored to their specific needs, but designed to work alongside their land-based therapies

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Dramatherapy

Dramatherapy is a creative psychological therapy which uses drama to stimulate creativity, imagination, insight and growth in learners

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Music Therapy

Our Music Therapy programme uses sound to create a safe environment where learners can explore their feelings and memories at their own pace

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Emotional wellbeing

Made up of psychology and behavioural support specialists, our experienced team will meet with learners individually or as part of a group, depending on individual needs

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