Contact Details

Phone: 01684 581871

E-mail: ot@balens.co.uk

Balens have been the main recommended insurance broker for privately practising Occupational Therapists for many years now. Whether you are an individual OT or a Corporate delivering OT and other Health Services, we are able to provide an affordable quality solution with a comprehensive range of cover. We regularly attend Private and Public Sector OT Conferences and keep up to date with developments in the OT and Medico-Legal fields. OTs have a very wide range of activities and abilities, and our cover has been designed to encompass all of these.

David Balen designed cover many years ago in conjunction with the BAOT to ensure that private practitioners were fully covered. David's daughter Annie obtained a BSc honours degree in Occupational Therapy and has worked in various NHS Trusts across the UK, giving Balens additional insight into the world of an OT.

 Here is a selection of some of the activities we can include:

  • Routine assessment work
  • Medico-Legal work
  • Therapeutic Work
  • Sub Contractors and Contracting
  • Employment agencies
  • Carers (individually or for an agency)
  • Other types of Health Professional working with OTs
  • Disability Aid Providers
  • Adaptations and Advice
  • Disability Products and Product Adaptations
  • Consultancy
  • Rehabilitation providers or consultants
  • Access Auditors
  • Case Management 
  • Occupational Health

The comprehensive Balen wording includes a uniquely designed "hybrid" policy incorporating the advantages of a Claims Made and Claims Occurring wording without their disadvantages!! Cover incorporates Malpractice, Professional Liability, Loss of Reputation Libel and Slander, Public and Products Liability plus a comprehensive legal expenses package incorporating criminal defence, discrimination allegations, Inland Revenue investigations, various helplines, HCPC disciplinary hearings and many more features.

Please contact us for an application pack.