Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic
During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.
Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
You can read some general NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB
If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact 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 breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or 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.
Service opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00 - 17.00.
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.