Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

NHS - Intensive Support Service

​​​​​

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
Vale Assessment and Treatment Unit, Berrywood Hospital,The Intensive Support Service,Northampton,Northamptonshire,NN5 6UD
Telephone number:
01536 452149
Service description:
We are a specialist team who provide intensive support and treatment to adults with learning disabilities who are experiencing mental health problems or exhibiting severely challenging behaviour. We provide this where it is most appropriate for the individual, for example in their own home, the community or within the learning disability or mental health inpatient service. Our aim is to prevent hospital admission and, where someone has been admitted to hospital, to smooth the discharge process.

Following an intensive period of assessment we develop a plan to provide a sustainable long term solution. This can include:

- plans to deal with the problems as they arise
- plans to help the person find different ways to get what they need
- psychological support to help people change the way they think and feel
- suggested changes to a person’s environment
medication

Who do we work with?

We work closely with individuals, families and carers, the Community Teams for People with Learning Disabilities, inpatient services and other people and organisations as appropriate.

What is the referral process?

All referrals to the Intensive Support Team are made through the Community Teams for People with Learning Disabilities.

A person can be referred to the Intensive Support Team if they:

- are aged 18 and over
- have a diagnosis of learning disability
- exhibit challenging behaviour and/or a mental health problem
- require intensive assessment, help and support
Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Adults With Learning Disabilities
  • Age
  • Exhibit Challenging Behaviour And/or A Mental Health Problem
  • Require Intensive Assessment, Help And Support
Referral route:
  • Via Community Teams For People With Learning Disabilities
Last updated on:
14/08/2017
Location map:

​Is this information incorrect?

If you are the provider of this service and your details are incorrect, please let us know by completing our online form.

If you need to register your service please fill out our online registration form.

The Local Offer Northamptonshire

Please be advised that this event has been canceled.

View on Facebook

NMPAT's Y-Not Arts group (for young people with SEND) is all about music dance and drama. Their new term starts in September!

View on Facebook

ROAR Disability Youth Arts Festival 2017

ROAR disability arts festival (Friday 1st September 2017) in Oxford could be worth the journey...

View on Facebook

Stress-Ball’ing Out

View on Facebook

Olympus Care Services

View on Facebook
29/06/2017 07:38
A short report of the latest Summer Sendsation
20/03/2017 13:21
some of the events we have been to and are planning for 2017, including 2020 and Summer Sendsation
21/12/2016 11:37
An opportunity to look back at the last year on the Local Offer
22/09/2016 10:07
This article was sent to us for our SNIX magazine about the secret joys of having a baby with Downs.