Learning disabilities

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

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

  We provide:

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

We are 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 Integrated Joint Board of the Health and Social Care Partnership in June 2017.

Find out about self directed support