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Learning Disability Services - Liaison Nurse Services

The Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust Learning Disability service provides a range of specialist health services for adults (aged 18 plus) with learning disabilities.

The Learning disability liaison nursing service provides services both within the community and Lincolnshire’s acute hospitals

It aims to:

  • Support  Service Users with additional long term conditions to access universal services and care pathways, supporting reasonable adjustments where required.
  • Work with health colleagues in acute hospital settings to develop admission and discharge pathways to improve quality and access for individuals with a learning disability, supporting reasonable adjustments where required.
  • Provide knowledge and skills training to colleagues in Lincolnshire within acute health care, universal community health and primary care services, to raise awareness and understanding of the needs of Service Users.
  • Health Action Planning as facilitated via the GP’s annual health check

 

Who to contact

Telephone
01522 577404
E-mail
learning.disabilities@lpft.nhs.uk
Website
LPFT Learning Disability Services- CAST
Notes

This service is for people aged 18 years plus

Parent Organisation

Where to go

Address
Lincolnshire Partnership Nhs Trust, Long Leys Court
Long Leys Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
Postcode
LN1 1FS

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Professional Referral
Referral Details

Referrals can be made to the service by contacting Long Leys court on 01522 577404 and asking to make a referral to Health Liaison Nurses (for people with a learning disability accessing community services) or Acute Liaison Nurses (for people with a learning disability receiving treatment at Lincoln County Hospital, Grantham Hospital or Pilgrim Hospital.

Local Offer

Local Offer

Description

Experience

Learning Disabilities, plus associated difficulties, for example, Autism, communication difficulties, physical disabilities, sensory issues, challenging behaviour

Specialist Facilities

Dependent upon venue used

Training details

All staff are trained in working with people with Learning Disabilities. Staff may have specific graduate and post graduate training within their area of expertise.

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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