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Bridgewater Community Health  NHS Trust, Adult Learning Disabilities Services 

Address: Unit E,  Sovereign Business Park, Kingscroft Court, Wigan WN1 3AP

Tel no / email:  01942 482543/483568 chris.colwell@bridgewater.nhs.uk

What service do you provide:

The Additional Support Service provides support to people with learning disabilities aged 16 years and above who are at risk of offending within the Wigan and Leigh Borough.  The service provides specialist assessments i.e RSVP + HCR 20, intervention/treatment to this population with Criminal Justice Placement. In addition projects implemented within Criminal Justice Agencies for Learning Disabilities Population i.e screening within police custody, probation. LD awareness to all CJS agencies and associated agencies eg domestic abuse services

Who do you provide it for:

People with a Formal Diagnosis of Learning Disabilities. However if CJS service belief that individual has positive indicators of Learning Disabilities will carry out triage assessment and signpost to services if appropriate to address presenting need or cognitive assessment.

Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust

Address: Mittton road, Whalley Lancashire, BB7 9PE
Tel no / email: 01254 821589 pam.mount@calderstones.nhs.uk, julia.percy-anderson@calderstones.nhs.uk

What service do you provide:

The Forensic Support Service is a multi disciplinary team based in the North West of England working with people who have learning disabilities and who present a risk of offending.  We provide specialist forensic risk assessment, management and intervention. We work alongside Statutory LD services, independent sector agencies and partner agencies such as the police and NOMS.  We provide some in-reach services into the Lancashire and Manchester Prisons. 

Adapted sex offender signposting, assessment and treatment to men with Intellectual disabilities

Who do you provide it for:

People with learning disabilities and learning difficulties across the 5 Lancashire prisons, either through fortnightly learning disability clinics or complex case forums which are attended with prison staff and mental health in-reach teams. 

LD Clinics @ HMP Preston; HMP Garth & HMP Wymott

CCF Meetings @ HMYOI Lancaster; HMP Kirkham, HMP Preston, HMP Garth & HMP Wymott

Referals from court, prison, probation and community services unable to provide specialist interventions. Must have I.D and we are a 220 bed service with medium low and enhanced provision

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Forensic Support Service

Address: York House, Chelford Road, Nether Alderley, Cheshire SK10 4UJ
Tel no / email:  01625 860969 mob 07785797210 mick.swinswood@cwp.nhs.uk

What service do you provide:

Work with practitioners in the Trust and other professionals in health, social service and the criminal justice system.   Input includes: Telephone advice and consultation; forensic assessment; time limited behavioural intervention; risk assessment co-ordination; single case supervision, consultation and review; training & staff development to all relevant agencies; input to care package design and risk management planning; liaison with criminal justice agencies.

Who do you provide it for:

Adults with learning disabilities who have been convicted or are deemed to be at risk of conviction. This usually requires a primary diagnosis of learning disability although in exceptional circumstances we offer a service to people with an ASC but no learning disability. We tend to carry an active caseload of 35-40 clients and also fulfil a gate-keeping role for NW LD secure beds.

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address: Cedarwood, Carleton Clinic, Carlisle. CA 1 3SX
Tel no / email: 01228 603189/ peter.fairlamb@cumbria.nhs.uk

What service do you provide:

The service uses a pathway approach to working with people with learning disabilities. There are 4 community pathways, one of which is the forensic pathway. This forensic pathway provides support to offenders with learning disabilities and people with learning disabilities considered to be at high risk of offending. The pathway includes an assessment phase, a planning phase, an intervention/ treatment phase and a discharge phase.  The pathway links to other community services, including provider organisations and criminal justice agencies.  The service is based within the Community Learning Disabilities Team of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Who do you provide it for:

People with learning disabilities, ICD10 codes F70, F71

5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address: Knowsley Resource & Recovery Centre. Whiston Hosptial. Prescot. Merseyside. L35 5DR
Tel no / email: 0151 4787712  katrina.lowther@5bp.nhs.uk

What service do you provide:

  • Screening & assessment in police custody
  • Share information with courts and other decision makers within CJ
  • Support to individuals & their family throughout CJ process
  • Support agencies to make reasonable adjustments when necessary
  • Raise awareness and educate other CJ agencies relating to LDD & ASC

Who do you provide it for:

Individuals with a diagnosed or suspected learning disability, specific learning difficulty and/ or autistic spectrum condition