AHPs possess a diverse range of specialist skills in rehabilitation, enablement and diagnostics. They work with people of all age groups across a wide range of community and hospital settings. AHPs contribute to health prevention, health improvement, and recovery from illness and injury supporting return to work, enhanced quality of life and independent living.
At present, there are approximately 11,652 AHPs employed across health and social care. The 11,152 staff employed within the health sector is representative of all AHP professions whereas within social care, the majority of AHPs are Occupational Therapists.
Numbers of AHPs working in Health & Social care
1) Art Therapy
*classed as AHPs since April 2013
WTE AHPs employed within Heath & Social Care
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