Occupational Therapy Learning Disability Service

The Community Occupational Therapy Adult Learning Disability Service provides interventions to adults over 18 who have been formally assessed as having a learning disability.

The service operates an open referral system and accepts referrals from service users, carers, GPs, other health care staff and agencies such as housing associations.

Occupational Therapy is provided from a range of settings with in the Trust where interventions regarding the following can take place:

    •     Housing - minor / major adaptations
    •     Specialist equipment - complex seating / wheelchairs
    •     Independent living programmes

Within the Community Occupational Therapy Adult Learning Disability Service there are two specialist services.

    •     Resettlement – Assessment and Intervention for those people who are leaving hospital 
          after a long stay or delayed discharge.

    •     Share the Care – Assessment and Intervention for people with Learning Disability who 
          require Adult Placement or short breaks.


Location of Service

The Community Occupational Therapy Adult Learning Disability Service is provided across three main office bases and can be contacted at the numbers below.

Clinical Lead for Adult Learning Disability Service
Tel: 028 2563 5529

Ballymena Health and Care Centre, Ballymena
Tel: 028 2563 5529

Ellis Court, Carrickfergus
Tel: 028 9331 5100

Magherafelt Community Services Office
Tel: 028 7936 5002

Page last updated:29 June 2016