FIND - Service Details

Paediatric Learning Disability Service and Complex Needs Service in CAMHS

- Service provided by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (Statutory Agency)

Main Details

To provide specialist advice and practical help for children and young people with learning disabilities, their parents and carers, which enables them to gain access to all mainstream services across Lancashire including Blackburn with Darwen.
Community Nursing advice and support to meet the needs of children with Learning Disabilities and associated health needs.
Children from 0 to 19 years with a diagnosis of profound, severe or moderate learning disabilities including children who have acquired this status. Central and West Lancashire tams support a CAMHS service and work directly with Children with Autism.
Child with disabilities, Whole family
Children from 0 to 19 years with a diagnosis of profound, severe or moderate learning disabilities including children who have acquired this status and Children with Autism (Central and West Lancs services).
Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire, Wyre
Communication difficulty, Learning disability
0 to 3, 4 to 7, 8 to 11, 12 to 16, 16 to 19
Both genders
Specific diagnosis group (Our Primary Met Need), Advice, Information service, Parent Information
Referral from Healthcare Professional
Referral from Lancashire County Council
Self-referral/Open Access
We do not usually provide a service to children with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Emotional Behavioural Difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical Sensory or Communication difficulties where the child may be of average or above average intelligence.
We have a maximum 18 weeks waiting list across the service. We have a target to allocate referrals within 12 weeks. Following a referral the service will triage the case and ask parents to opt in by completing a 'Getting to know you' form. Following receipt of this form, the referral will be placed on the list for allocation to an appropriate professional or specialist nurse.
Mon
9:00 - 17:00
Tue
9:00 - 17:00
Wed
9:00 - 17:00
Thu
9:00 - 17:00
Fri
9:00 - 17:00
Sat
By appointment
Sun
By appointment
As a flexible service we may provide contact at weekends on an individually arranged provision
Yes - we use Languageline translation service as our main interpretation provider.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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  • How do I get in touch with the service?

  • How do I get in touch with the service?

    We have four main bases:

    Ellen House (Central Lancs)
    1-3 Ellen Court
    Preston PR1 7RH
    Tel: 01772 777344

    Westgate House (West Lancs)
    Hillside Health Centre
    Tanhouse Road
    Skelmersdale WN8 6DS
    Tel: 01695 588430

    Shawbrook House (Chorley & South Ribble)
    Balcarres Road
    Leyland PR25 3ED
    Tel: 01772 644644

    The Mount (East Lancashire)
    Whalley Road
    Accrington BB5 5AS
    Tel: 01254 283195


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Creighton Kairen (LCFT) <Kairen.Creighton@lancashirecare.nhs.uk>
CAMHS/Paediatric Learning Disability and Complex Needs Service
Address:
Ellen House (Central Lancs)
1-3 Ellen Court
Preston PR1 7RH
Tel: 01772 777344

Westgate House (West Lancs)
Hillside Health Centre
Tanhouse Road
Skelmersdale WN8 6DS
Tel: 01695 588430

Shawbrook House (Chorley & South Ribble)
Balcarres Road
Leyland PR25 3ED
Tel: 01772 644644

The Mount (East Lancashire)
Whalley Road
Accrington BB5 5AS
Tel: 01254 283195
Email:
lct.enquiries@lancashirecare.nhs.uk
Website:
www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk