Community Learning Disability Service – Gateshead – NTW195

The Gateshead Adult Community Learning Disability Service (CLDT) is based in Bensham Hospital Gateshead.

The CLDT provides specialist assessment and treatment to people aged 18 and onwards with learning disabilities and additional health needs, where their needs are complex and require a specialist and or integrated approach to care and treatment and cannot be met through mainstream services. The teams are staffed by a range of specialist learning disability health professionals Psychiatry, Psychology, Nursing, Speech Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Nurse Liaison, Health Care Support Workers and Admin, all with training and experience of working with individuals and their families, carers and supporters. The community team offers a range of service functions including specialist interventions in Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) mental health and physical health.



0191 478 0650


Bensham Hospital 80-84 Fontwell Drive Gateshead NE8 4YL

Opening Times

Monday 8am – 5pm Tuesday 8am – 5pm Wednesday 8am – 5pm Thursday 8am – 5pm Friday 8am – 5pm