Learning disabilities

Our Scottish Borders Learning Disability Service provides a range of specialist health and social care services for adults with learning disabilities. We provide:

  • assessment
  • care management
  • treatment
  • specialist advice and consultation
  • training and support.

The service is staffed by a group of professionals and includes:

  • Social work
  • Learning disability nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietetics
  • Speech and language therapy
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry
  • Music therapy
  • Local area co-ordination (LAC)

We are also responsible for commissioning and monitoring support services for adults with learning disabilities from other organisations.

Our Strategic Commissioning Plan 2016-19 was approved by the Integration Joint Board in June 2017.

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