Our Services

Learning Disability Service

The Learning Disability Service provides a wide range of services across South Tyneside.

The service provides specialist multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention to individuals aged 18 and over with learning disabilities with complex health care needs. The team also provides advice and support to the individual, their carer(s) and other professionals.

The Learning Disability Service comprises a number of teams, these being:

South Tyneside Teams:

  • Community Nursing
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Elmville Short Breaks

Joint Gateshead and South Tyneside

  • Acute and Primary Care Liaison Service

Where is the service provided from?

Community Learning Disabilities Team, Entrance B, First Floor, Elmville Short Breaks, Monkton Hall, Jarrow, NE32 5NN

Elmville Short Breaks, Entrance C, Ground Floor, Monkton Hall, Jarrow  NE32 5NN

Contact details

Tel: 0191 2832583


Locations for Learning Disability Service in South Tyneside:

Community Learning Disabilities Team, Jarrow, 0191 283 2583

Elmville Short Breaks, Jarrow, 0191 283 2210