Our Learning Disability Service across South Tyneside and Sunderland provides a wide range of services. The service provides specialist multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention to individuals aged 18 and over with learning disabilities with complex health care needs. The team also provides advice and support to the individual, their carer(s) and other professionals.
Coming into hospital can be a worrying experience for those with a learning disability and or autism.
South Tyneside: Tel: 0191 2832583
Sunderland: 07989 446998
South Tyneside: Community Learning Disabilities Team, Entrance B, First Floor, Elmville Short Breaks, Monkton Hall, Jarrow, NE32 5NN
Elmville Short Breaks, Entrance C, Ground Floor, Monkton Hall, Jarrow NE32 5NN
Sunderland: Trust Headquarters, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road, Sunderland, SR4 7TP
South Tyneside Team
Our team work across multiple departments including:
- Community Nursing
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Elmville Short Breaks
Joint Gateshead and South Tyneside
Our Learning Disability Team at Gateshead and South Tyneside Acute are known as the Primary Care Liaison Service.
Acute Liaison Nurse- Jayne Miller