The Learning Disability Service works across Birmingham, covering a population of 1.1 million people, of which 23,800 (2.3 per cent) have a learning disability. Teams provide healthcare for Birmingham residents with learning disabilities living in the community. The service aims to provide high quality care through multidisciplinary working and close collaboration with other agencies in Birmingham.
Who is it for?
People aged 19 and over with a learning disability can access specialist support to help with complex needs such as epilepsy, challenging behaviour, forensic needs and mental health conditions.
What services do we provide?
We provide short breaks and day services for people needing continuing health care in a more specialised environment.
Our assessment and treatment unit provides intensive treatment and support to assist in the recovery from mental health and challenging conditions.
Our forensic step down unit provides a safe and theraputic environment to assist people to re-integrate into community settings.
Residential care for people with end of life and complex health needs.
Community health services to people living in their own home, with their family or in residential homes and who have additional complex needs.
Who delivers our services?
Our community services provide specialist: