Preparing for adulthood – how can we help

Preparing for adulthood team

For people aged 25+ with a learning disability

This team care manages individuals who have a learning disability whether mild, severe or profound. This can include those with Autistic Spectrum Condition.

Learning disabilities can have an impact on customers for a number of reasons including performing household tasks, managing money, personal care, education and employment

We run two teams:

  • north team covers: Flitwick, Ampthill, Maulden, Clophill, Flitton, Millbrook, Biggleswade, Shefford, Stotfold, Sandy and surrounding villages
  • south team covers: Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Leighton Buzzard and surrounding villages

Individual teams comprise of:

  • team manager
  • senior practitioners
  • social workers
  • community nurses
  • senior assessment officers
  • community assessment officers
  • administrators

How do I access the team - what is the referral route?

In order to determine eligibility for an adult social care service, we will begin to gather information about you and, where appropriate, will undertake an assessment of your needs, in line with The Care Act 2014 eligibility criteria (PDF 41.1KB) .

Anyone can make a referral providing they have the consent of the person they are requesting support for or it is in their best interest to be referred.

How to contact us

Telephone (office hours): 0300 300 8100
Telephone (out of hours): 0300 300 8123

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