Learning Disabilities

Who is it for?

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Learning Disability Service is a highly specialist health service for adults with learning disabilities. The service aims to meet the additional and specialist health needs of people with learning disabilities and is complementary to the work carried out by mainstream health services. 

We have 4 Community Teams for Adults with Learning Disabilities (CTALD) across the county, with the following professions represented:

   View Community Nursing                    Occupational Therapy     View Occupational Therapy

       View Physiotherapy                                     View Psychology

     View Psychiatry                                         View Speech and Language Therapy

  View Rapid Intervention Team 

How do I access this service?

We accept referrals from service users, carers and professionals. Referrals should be made via: CTALDHealthReferrals@sompar.nhs.uk

Where are we based?

The Learning Disability Service is a community service which works out of 4 community team bases across Somerset:

Mendip CTALD
Learning Disabilities Health Team (East)
Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Bucklers Way
Old Wells Road
Shepton Mallet
Tel: 01749 341157 

Sedgemoor and West Somerset CTALD
CTALD Service 
Glanville House
Church Street
Tel: 01278 720255

South Somerset CTALD
Holly Court
Preston Road
BA20 2BN
Tel: 01935 846404

Taunton area CTALD 
Wellington District Cottage Hospital
TA21 8QQ
Tel: 01823 668790

What to do in an emergency:

Non-emergency NHS telephone number: 111

Emergency NHS telephone number to call the ambulance, police or fire brigade: 999

For mental health emergencies, NHS Home Treatment Team:

Taunton: 01823 369398

Bridgwater: 01278 720292

Mendip: 01749 836722

Yeovil: 01935 411605

For Social Services emergencies: 03001 232 327


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