A-Z of Services

Learning disability

  • We are an integrated health and social care team providing specialist health support to people (over 18 years old) with learning disabilities.

  • Service Contact: ch-tr.learningdis@nhs.net
  • Address: Joint Community Learning Disability Team,  Bernard Weatherill House,  8 Mint Walk, Croydon , CR0 1EA
  • Reception phone number: 0208 726 6500 ext 61086

About the service

We are an integrated health and social care team providing specialist health support to people (over 18 years old) with learning disabilities. 

  • We provide specialist health support for people with learning disabilities.  
  • We can help support carers and family members. 
  • We can advise and support people to keep safe.
  • We work with social services.

We can help by addressing many areas:

  • Dementia
  • Behaviour and emotional needs
  • Austism
  • Communication
  • Eating and drinking
  • Mental health difficulties
  • Healthy eating
  • Going into hospital
  • Health Action Plans
  • Wheelchairs
  • Keeping active and fit
  • Keeping safe

Each service and specialty

Nursing
Help you to understand about your health and keeping healthy. We can make a Health Action Plan to help you stay healthy. 

Acute Liaison Nurse 
Help you to get ready to go into hospital, make sure that you get the right support when you are in hospital and when you leave hospital. 

Psychology 
Help if you are feeling worried, angry or upset (but we will not give you medicine). We help if you have a mental health problem and help to work out which bits of thinking you are good and not so good at.

Physiotherapy 
Help to get you the right things to help you move, keep you comfort-able with postural management and help you to have a healthier lifestyle and have keep fit sessions. 

Speech and Language Therapy
Help if you find it difficult to understand things, to let people know how you feel and what you want. And we also help if you have problems eating or drinking.  

Dietetics 
Give you advice on healthy eating, help you if you cannot eat or drink and help you to keep a check on your weight.

Patient information leaflets

Anger.pdf [pdf] 352KB

Anxiety -easy read.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Autism - easy read.pdf [pdf] 174KB

Autism - leaflet.pdf [pdf] 2MB

About your blood test.pdf [pdf] 293KB

About your blood test 2.pdf [pdf] 522KB

Breast cancer.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Checking your pulse and blood pressure - Easy Read.pdf [pdf] 1MB

Mental Capacity Act 2005 - easy read.pdf [pdf] 3MB

Help with your pain - easy read.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Pain control after an operation - patient controlled analgesia.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Epidurals for pain - easy read.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Epilepsy - booklet.pdf [pdf] 469KB

Epilepsy - easy read.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Epilepsy - easy read 2.pdf [pdf] 2MB

Feeling down - guide.pdf [pdf] 15MB

Health Action Plan - picture and words.pdf [pdf] 97KB

My Health Action Plan - by Mencap.pdf [pdf] 902KB

Obsessive compulsive disorder.pdf [pdf] 360KB

What is dementia - easy read.pdf[pdf] 2MB

Contact details

Croydon Community Learning Disability Team 

Floor 2, Zone B

Bernard Weatherill House

Mint Walk

Croydon

CR0  1EA

Tel: 020 8726 6500 ext: 61086

Email: ch-tr.learningdis@nhs.net