The Learning Disabilities Community Treatment Team provides a range of specialist therapeutic interventions to people with a learning disability and support to mainstream health services to ensure they are accessible to people with a learning disability.
Ensuring that people who require learning disability specialist services and experience mental health and/or challenging behaviour have their overall health needs maintained in the community.
The service is provided by a multi-disciplinary approach including Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology, Physiotheraphy, Occupational Therapy and (SALT) Speech and Language Therapy.
The Nursing and Multi disciplinary teams are based at Monkwearmouth Hospital.
How to get Referred
Via specialist mental health service, GP, Social Care Manager, self referral, families, LD Specialist Services