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Community Learning Disability Nursing Service

Community Learning Disability Nursing Service

The Community Learning Disability Nurses are specifically trained to support the health needs of people with learning disabilities.

Who is this service for?

This service is for anyone with a learning disability aged 18+ who lives in the Bath and North East Somerset area and has a GP who is registered in that area.

How does this service work / what's involved in this service?

The nurses can offer support around a variety of health needs such as:

  • Accessing primary care services
  • Supporting participation in the Annual Health Check Programme
  • Health Action Planning (HAP)
  • Assessing eligibility for LD services
  • Understanding health conditions
  • Providing easy read health information
  • Liaison with other services
  • Guidance and support to staff teams/carers
  • Group or 1:1 health promotion/support
  • Education and training sessions to staff/service users

How do I access this service?

You can access the service through:

  • Your Social Worker/Support Service Coordinator
  • Self- referral
  • GP
  • Family/Carers

Once you have been referred to the service a member of the team will contact you to discuss what support they can offer.

In what areas is this service available?

This service is available in Bath & North East Somerset.

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Access This Service

This service is available from a number of Sirona sites - please select your nearest Sirona Health Centre.

Locations

Carrswood Day Services
Phone:
01225 396 063
Fax:
01225 429 770
Location:
Carrswood Day Services
Twerton
Bath
BA2 1RS
Open:
9.00am - 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday
9.00am - 4.30pm on Thursdays
Connections Day Service
Phone:
01225 395 904
Fax:
01761 437 953
Location:
Connections Day Service
Frome Road, Writhlington
Radstock
BA3 3LL
Open:
9.00am - 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday
9.00am - 4.30pm on Thursdays

Useful Links

Other Services in ‘Learning Disabilities and Autism’