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
Tel:  01708 433446
Fax: 01708 434358
Textphone: 01708 433175
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9-5pm


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