Who we are and what we do

What is a community learning disability team?

It is a specialist joint service with a range of health and social care professionals who support people with learning disabilities. These professionals are employed by both Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust and local councils. 

Who do we work with?

People who have been assessed as having a learning disability.

Which include:

children-e1497974916476.jpg Children under 18 – see children services


adults-e1498033446932.jpg Adults from age 18 - see adult services


young-people-e1498033475470.jpg Young people in transition to adult services


parents-e1498033503429.jpg Parents who have learning disabilities


support-e1498033488789.jpg The person’s circle of support, e.g. families, carers, GPs, other health professionals, providers and community groups

Who we are

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Learning Disabilities Dorset