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

Social Care Teams

We are Social Workers and Support Service Co-ordinators who provide assessments, support and advice on housing, education and health issues, as well as supporting carers in their caring role. We can set up a package of care based on your assessed needs.

Who is this service for?

This service is for any adult of 18 years and over who has a learning disability, meets the Fair Access to Care Criteria (FACS) and has been assessed and confirmed as eligible for a service from our team.

We can also provide advice and information for young people (16 years and over) and their parents/carers. Please note that the young person would have to have been diagnosed with a learning disability and been referred to us through the Transitions team.

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

We can help you with:

  • Completing an assessment of a person’s health and social care needs
  • Setting up a personal budget and supporting the person to arrange a service to meet their needs
  • Reviewing a person’s current services and changing them if necessary
  • Completing an assessment of a carers needs, including respite care
  • Providing advice on benefits, housing, employment, education and training

How do I access this service?

Anyone can refer a person with a learning disability who lives in Bath and North East Somerset and has a GP registered in that area.

A referral will be accepted from a GP or other health or social care professional, or a carer or relative can contact us by letter, telephone or email.

 

In what areas is this service available?

This service is available in the Bath and North East Somerset area.

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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 Fridays
Connections Day Service
Phone:
01225 395904
Fax:
01761 437953
Location:
Connections Day Service
Frome Road, Writhlington
Radstock
BA3 3LL
Open:
9.00am - 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday
9.00am - 4.30pm on Fridays

Useful Links

Other Services in ‘Learning Disabilities and Autism’