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Learning Disability Community Support Service

three people smiling to camera, one of them in a wheelchairThe Learning Disability Community Support Service is split into three management areas that reflect the wider Council’s geographical arrangements.  There is also a small central team which leads on a number of service development projects.

We provide a range of support services to over 1,000 adults with a learning disability and their families/carers through 3 services:

  • Supported Living Service
  • Fulfilling Lives Service,
  • Respite and Emergency Service

The delivery of all our services is based on a thorough understanding of the needs and wishes of customers and their carers.  This understanding is gained from working in a person-centred way to develop individual support plans following an assessment of each customer’s needs and these are linked to risk assessments.  We support people to be as independent as possible whilst ensuring they are safeguarded from harm.

 You can find out more about our services, the Safe Places Scheme (places where people can go to get help in an emergency when out and about) and Changing Places (accessible toilets for people who need a hoist) by following links on Related Pages. You can also read and download our Service Plans from the Documents section on this page. 

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