Publicly funded NHS & social care services
Publicly funded NHS & social care services

Complex Health Needs Service

The Complex Health Needs Service is made up of a group of specialist health care professionals. We provide assessment, advice, therapeutic intervention and support to adults who have learning disabilities and complex health needs.

Who is this service for?

This service is for anyone aged 18+ with learning disabilities and/or a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition who lives in the Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) area and is registered with a B&NES GP.

The criteria for Learning Disabilities eligibility is:

  • A significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information and to learn new skills
  • A reduced ability to cope independently
  • Both of the above arising before adulthood
  • IQ less than 70

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

We can help you with:

  • Medical issues
  • Physical health
  • Mental health
  • Counselling
  • Personal relationship issues
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Equipment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Development of skills
  • Access to other services
  • Accessing and use of community services
  • Communication

How do I access this service?

Anyone can refer to our service.

Please contact the office for further information and to request a referral form, or visit our webpage at

Once you have been referred to the service, a member of the team will contact you to arrange an appointment to identify your needs.

If this is your first time to our service you may require an eligibility assessment first.

In what areas is this service available?

We currently offer this service in the Bath & North East Somerset areas.

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St. Martin's Hospital
01225 831 566
01225 833 813
St. Martin's Hospital
Clara Cross Lane
Monday - Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm


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