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Bedford Borough Council Adult Learning Disability Team

Is an integrated team of Qualified Social Workers, Community Learning Disability Nurses, Community Team Assistants and administrative staff who provide commissioning and responsive service for Adults with Learning Disabilities.

Services are provided to adults from the age of 18, who have a recognised Learning Disability and /or their carer meets the eligibility criteria under Fair Access to Care. 

The Adult Learning Disability Team can offer support, advice with health and social care needs including Autism, Challenging Behaviour and Complex Physical needs. Advise and access to services such as direct payments, Personal Budgets, day opportunities, employment opportunities, accommodation, help to live at home, respite care.

Transition guidance and support is also provided for the transition of young people from Children Services into Adult services.

 

Address:    

Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AP

Tel:       

01234 276762

Email:    

care@bedford.gov.uk

Web:   

www.bedford.gov.uk/

                 

Further information

Referral

Referral pathway - clients can self-refer via phone, fax or email, or referral via another professional.  The duty officer will then contact the client directly to gain consent and any further information that may be required.

 

Availability

Duty officers are available from 9.00am - 5.00pm (Monday to Thursday 4.40pm on Friday)   Outside of these times our Emergency Duty Team can be contacted on 0300 3008123.


Languages

Written information is available in different formats on request and assessments/visits can be completed with interpreters on request.

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