Behaviour Science Service

The Behavioural Science Service currently provide support in residential and nursing homes to enable care staff to understand and work more effectively with people who have dementia and who are experiencing behaviour that challenges.

The service is provided across the Trust and operates from 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday.

Referral process

Single Point of Access (SPA)
In the first instance referrals will be through the locality MHOP teams. If the person is not known to the team the initial assessment will be undertaken a MHOP team member.

Information to accompany referral
• Names and positions of other professionals involved currently or previously in case
• Details of any past involvement from MHOP team members
• Details of any physical checks that have been made and/or are outstanding

Contact details

Nurse practitioners are based at three locations:

The Beeches, Ballyclare
Tel: 028 9334 9797

Ferrard House, Station Road, Antrim
Tel: 028 9442 8170

Orritor Road, Cookstown
Tel: 028 8672 3847


Page last updated:08 February 2013