Pathway to Adult Learning Disability Services

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You must come through the following ‘Pathway’ in order to avail of Adult Learning Disability Services.

The diagram below explains the ‘Pathway to obtaining Adult Learning Disability Services’ – the processes involved and what you need to do in order to be a Service User.

Pathway to LD Services
Title: Pathway to obtaining Adult Learning Disability Services

Top of the chart begins: Referral by GP to determine if Learning Disabilities Present, then Assessment by Consultant Psychiatrist/Clinical Psychologist

1. Learning Disability Diagnosis – YES , then Refer to Community Social Work Team, then Assessment of Need and Carer’s Assessment undertaken, then Care and Support Plan developed, then Services provided based on assessment of need, then Annual Review via Care Management process or earlier if required.

2. Learning Disability Diagnosis – NO, then Discharge and Signpost