Outreach Team for Adult Learning Disabilities Service

Our Outreach Team work with individuals who have a learning disability who require support due to the presentation of severe challenging behaviour and who, because of the risks associated with those behaviours, pose a risk to themselves and/or those who care for them.

Intensive assessment and support for people with a learning disability and their carers and challenging behaviour which is resulting in significant risk or harm to themselves or others. Referral criteria is primarily based around:

1, Prevention of immediate breakdown of community placement due to risks associated with challening behaviour resulting in possible psychiatric hospital admission.

2, Supporting discharge from the Agnes Unit.

3, Supporting transition of people with a learning disability and challenging behaviour of people who are returning to Leicester from an out of county specialist service through the Transforming Care Programme Board.

Referral criteria

Adults aged 18 years + with a diagnosed learning disability and associated challenging behaviours and/or mental health needs.

Tel: 0116 295 3231 and through the referrals management team: LPT.LDAccess@nhs.net . Consultation for professionals is available.

Learning Disability Referral Management Team

138 Winstanley Drive



Tel: 0116 295 4528/29

Fax: 0116 295 4526

Criteria exclusion

None stated.

How to access this service

Access is by referral.

What conditions do you cover

Learning Disabilities. Challenging behaviour and placement breakdown.

Contact info

0116 295 3231


  • GP
  • healthcare professional
  • self
  • social worker
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