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

Adult Learning Disabilities, Intensive Support Team (IST) - NHS

Type of service:
Health Services
Floor 2, Newland House, Campbell Square, Northampton
Telephone number:
01536 452149
Email address:
Service description:
The Intensive Support Team (IST) is a community based service providing assessment and treatment to individuals with a learning disability (IQ below 70), 14 years and over who are experiencing mental ill health and / or who present behaviour that challenges existing systems of support. ting systems of support

This multi-disciplinary team of nurses, psychologist, occupational therapist, speech and language therapist (SALT) and support workers is also supported by a duty clinician role who responds to urgent and deteriorating presentation

Referral Process
IST receive all their referrals via the Community Team for People with a Learning Disability (CTPLD)

Contact your local CTPLD
o Kettering (and North Northants): 01536 452300
o Northampton (and South Northants): 01604 657700
• Phone the IST directly on 01536 452149

Duty Clinician:
The duty clinician can be contacted directly via Berrywood Hospital Reception 01604 682 682
Age range:
14 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00
Thursday 08:00 - 20:00
Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • Diagnosis
  • Health
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Agency referral
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