Harrow Council, Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) have been working together to give local residents with a learning disability better and more joined up health and social care services.

To do this, Council and NHS staff are coming together to make the new Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT).

The team will work at Harrow Civic Centre in a building called Civic 6.

Civic 6 is being refurbished to include specially designed consultation rooms, a dedicated quiet reception area and additional disabled car parking spaces.

                     

The new location means that outpatients who usually visit the Kingswood Centre, will need to go to the Civic Centre for healthcare services and appointments after the team starts work.

The team is planning to start work on Monday 9 December 2019 if the refurbishment project is completed by then.

There will be no formal change to the statutory responsibilities of each of the organisations involved.

The Community Learning Disability Team will use a single point of contact through the council’s Access Harrow service.

The team will be reachable on the following telephone number and email address:

Telephone: 0208 901 2680

Email: [email protected]

The team have been consulting with Harrow Mencap, people with learning disabilities and carers for information and advice as a part of this process.

The Council and NHS are confident that the new arrangements will make the service more flexible and responsive for local people and lead to better long-term outcomes.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your local health or social care team for advice.

Please note that the special educational needs, educational psychology and sensory impairment teams are also moving to Civic 6 instead of Alexandra Avenue health centre.

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