Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT)
The Trust’s Community Learning Disability Teams (CLDT) provide specialist health care services for people with learning disabilities to enable and support them to participate in daily activities and increase or maintain levels of independence.
You can contact our Learning Disability Service on 01452 321000.
What we offer
We work closely with GP’s, education, housing, hospitals, community adult, care directorate, children’s services, day centres, mental health services, advocacy and respite services and voluntary services.
Our team consists of:
Community Nurses provide specialist advice, support, education and training to help improve the physical and mental wellbeing of people with a learning disability.
Our Physiotherapists assess and advise on exercises and activities that can help people remain as comfortable and mobile as possible.
Psychiatrists offer a specialist health care service for people with a learning disability and related mental illness.
Psychologists work to promote and enhance the emotional wellbeing and quality of life of people with learning disabilities.
Occupational Therapists help with self-care activities, improving ability to access local facilities, functioning in the workplace or college and the development of hobbies and interests.
Speech and Language Therapists
Speech and Language Therapists assess communication ability, taking into account the service users life experience, limitations and their opportunities and potential for change.
For more information on how to get support from our learning disability services please contact us on 01452 321000 or ask your GP to refer you.