Community learning disability team (CLDT)

The CLDT is a joint health and social services team and offers a service to adults aged 18 and over who may need help because of a learning disability.

This may include people who also have any of the following additional needs:

  • physical and/or sensory disabilities
  • speech and language difficulties
  • difficulties in social functioning
  • concurrent mental health problems
  • challenging behaviour
  • epilepsy

The CLDT offers adults with a learning disability and their carers advice, information and support.

The team is also responsible for: care planning assessment specialist health care purchasing of appropriate care packages.

The team consists of:

  • team manager
  • social workers
  • community learning disability nurses
  • psychologists
  • speech and language therapists
  • physiotherapists
  • psychiatrists
  • consultant psychiatrists
  • business support team
  • art therapists
  • occupational therapists

Patient information

Contact our service in Havering

Community learning disability team
The Hermitage
Billet Lane
Hornchurch
Essex
RM11 1XL

Tel:  01708 433446
Fax: 01708 434358
Textphone: 01708 433175
Email: CLDT@havering.gov.uk
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9-5pm

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from clients, carers, family members, advocates, health professionals or customer service adult social care. Referral forms can be sent by post, fax or emailed to LDReferrals@havering.gov.uk