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

Learning Disabilities, Adult Inpatients Respite (NHS)


Type of service:
Health Services
1 Willow Close, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN5 6UH
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Service description:
The Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust (NHFT) adult short breaks service is located at 1 Willow Close, Northampton. This 6 bedded provision offers a countywide service as well as 'Out of County' placements (where feasible), and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. The staff offer support to family members and to carers, providing a holistic and joint working approach to each client.


• Over the age of 18
• Learning disability (IQ below 70)
• Associated complex health needs that require input

Referral Process

• Phone 1 Willow Close directly (on 01604 588657) to request a referral form
• Contact your local Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD)
o Kettering (and North Northants): 01536 452300
o Northampton (and South Northants): 01604 657700

Please Note: If the person being referred has capacity to consent, they must agree to the referral being made. If the person does not have capacity to consent, the referral needs to be made to the CTPLD in the person’s best interest.
Age range:
18 years - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Diagnosis
  • Health
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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