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:
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:
Learning Disabilities Health Team (East)
Shepton Mallet Community Hospital
Old Wells Road
Tel: 01749 341157
Sedgemoor and West Somerset CTALD
Tel: 01278 720255
South Somerset CTALD
Tel: 01935 846404
Taunton area CTALD
Wellington District Cottage Hospital
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