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Children's Learning Disability Nursing Service (CLDNS)

Coronavirus update - October 2020:

The CLDNT and CIBSS services continue to deliver face to face interventions, supporting children and Young people and families within their homes. Completing assessments / Positive Behaviour Support Plans/ Sleep assessments/ Intensive Behaviour Support/ Continence assessments / Health Action Plans/ Hospital Risk Assessments and other activities and support on clinical need.

We are also working and supporting children and staff within Special schools, following their COVID risk assessment, and Government and NHS guidance.

The clinical team of  Community Learning Disability Nurses/Assistant Clinical Psychologist/Community Support Worker are also continuing to attend Child in Need Meetings/ Family Support Meetings/ Case Conferences / Educational Support Meetings and Educational Health Care Plan reviews  via Microsoft teams.

For the Joint Assessment Clinics  and Continence clinics we are now completing 1-1 phone consultations / initial assessments with parents which is proving effective in regards to cutting down the waiting times for

Emotional support for our families is always ongoing.

We continue to support a group of parents who started a parenting group before the self/social distancing; However we hope to offer this group of parents the opportunity to complete the course via a video link. 

About our service

The Children's Learning Disability Nursing Service provides support services for Children and Young People up to the age of 18 who have significant and enduring learning disabilities with additional and complex needs such as challenging behaviour, complex health needs / physical and / or sensory impairment.

The team work across CYPS and liaise with Adult services in relation to transition to improve heath and wellbeing of learning disabled children.

Who to contact

0161 912 3372
Extra details

We also offer flexible times– Phone/video consultations in the evenings as necessary

Answer machine service available / checked daily. 

Where to go

Name of Venue
Sale Waterside
Venue Address
2nd Floor
Waterside Plaza
M33 7ZF

When is it on?

Days & Times
Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

Who is it for?

Supporting People With
Learning disability
Challenging Behaviour
Profound or Multiple Needs

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Referral Details

Self referral, GP, Health professional or Social care professional

Last updated date:
15 December 2020

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