Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a mental health crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

Speech and Language Therapy Service (Adult Intellectual Disabilities)

We provide specialist assessment, formulation, therapy, support and advice for people with speech, language, communication needs or dysphagia (swallowing difficulties). We also work with their carers, support staff and other teams.

This also includes specialist learning and development to enable others around safe eating and drinking and communication techniques.

Specialist assessments include comprehension of language, especially in relation to capacity to understand information and Autistic Spectrum Disorder diagnostic assessments. This also includes specialist communication aid service for people with developmental disabilities.

We are accessible to adults with intellectual disabilities and provide a communication aid service for adults with developmental disabilities.

We are based with Community Learning Disability Teams and Intensive Community Assessment and Treatment Teams across Nottinghamshire County and in Nottingham City, as well as providing some inpatient support.

Accessing our services

Della Money is Head of Service and is based at Byron House, Newark Hospital.

Tel: 0115 876 0150

Email: della.money@nottshc.nhs.uk

Service opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00 - 17.00.

Contact and find us

Byron House
Newark Hospital
Boundary Road
Newark-on-Trent
Nottinghamshire
NG24 4DE

Tel: 0115 876 0150

 

Getting here

Car parking is available.

Help in a crisis

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency attend your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Tel: 0115 876 0150
Email: della.money@nottshc.nhs.uk

 

Lead clinician

Della Money, Head of Service

 

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