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Learning Disability Services- Community Assertive Support Team

The Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust Learning Disability service provides a range of specialist health services for adults (aged 18 plus) with learning disabilities.

CAST is a specialist community team who support service users aged 18 years + with a learning disability and behaviours that challenge services. CAST work in the environment where the behaviours are presenting eg: home, school, college, day centre. A positive behavioural approach is used and CAST work with the service user, families and carers to identify the reason for the behaviour, develop approaches to reduce the behaviour and prevent placement breakdown or hospital admission.

 

 

Who to contact

Telephone
01522 577404
E-mail
learning.disabilities@lpft.nhs.uk
Website
LPFT Learning Disability Services- CAST
Notes

This service is for people aged 18 years plus

Parent Organisation

Where to go

Address
Lincolnshire Partnership Nhs Trust, Long Leys Court
Long Leys Road
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
Postcode
LN1 1FS

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Professional Referral
Referral Details

Referrals can be made to CAST by ringing the Single Point of Access Team on 0303 1234000

Specific age range
18+ Years
Local Offer

Local Offer

Description

 

Experience

Learning Disabilities, plus associated difficulties, for example, Autism, communication difficulties, physical disabilities, sensory issues, challenging behaviour

Specialist Facilities

Dependent upon venue used

Training details

All staff are trained in working with people with Learning Disabilities. Staff may have specific graduate and post graduate training within their area of expertise.

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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