Community Children's Team - Bassetlaw

We provide Community Children's Services at home, in school and in other appropriate community settings. Services are provided for children aged 0-19 years who meet the criteria for acceptance.

The Community Children's Nursing Team accepts referrals from any source, including self-referral, and provides care at home for children with long term and complex needs, short term nursing needs and continence issues. Training and support provided for parents, carers and other professionals in specific aspects of care. Short Breaks provision for children with nursing needs.

The Children's Learning Disability Team accepts referrals from any source, including self-referral, and provides care and support in homes, schools and other community settings for children with moderate to severe learning disabilities.  Their expertise supports the child, their families, carers and schools in areas such as sleep, continence and behaviour management in order to create the appropriate resources and environment for the child to achieve their best potential.

The Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team accepts referrals from health professionals only and provides assessment, support, advice, therapy, training and equipment for children with long or short term physical disabilities. Children whose poor motor coordination skills are affecting their ability to function in everyday tasks are also seen. Visits are made to the home, school and other community settings. The primary aim is to promote independence and skills for daily living, using a range of approaches, so that they are able to participate to their full potential and overcome discrepancies between performance skills and ability.

Accessing our service

Call Single Point of Access on 01777 274 422

Contact details

Retford Hospital, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Telephone: 01777 274 422

Service opening hours

9.00 a.m - 5.00 p.m Monday – Friday (Not Bank Holidays)

Help in a crisis

Please contact your GP, NHS 111 or 999.

Support groups

A Place To Call Our Own Ltd is a registered charity in the Nottinghamshire community for children and young people with a disability or additional need, their carers and families. They support children and their families through lots of different services and facilities such as, group work, one to one interactions, telephone and email support.

Visit the A Place To Call Our Own website.

Information for health professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Please contact the Single Point of Access on 01777 274 422 and ask to be put through to the team. You will then be sent a referral form to complete.

Lead clinician

Tracey Armstrong/Terry Hayes

Service commissioned by

Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group