NHS Services for Adults in SurreyHoward Childs: Community Behaviour Specialist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. A Brief Overview, focusing on mental health and wellbeing, and learning disability services. What you can expect: Health services for adults in Surrey work with the accompanying health difficulties (co morbidities) for people diagnosed on the Autistic Spectrum
GP and Surrey Primary Care Trust (NHS Surrey) services. For most non-crisis health situations the GP is the first place to call. The NHS often offers a stepped care approach (example on handout). Surrey Primary care: Website www.surreyhealth.nhs.uk Telephone number 01372 201706. Surrey Primary Care Trust also funds 50% of ASSIST and ASPIRE (National Autistic Society Aspergers services) with Social Care.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust www.sabp.nhs.uk 01883 383838 Adults with Learning Disabilities. IQ of 70 or below, from childhood + adaptive and social functioning difficulties. Community services and some residential services in East Surrey. Adults with Mental Health Problems. Remit for people with severe and enduring mental health problems such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression. Inpatient and community services. Also Older Persons Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Drug and Alcohol, Forensic Mental Health, Psychological Therapies. SABP NHS Trust also work closely with Surrey County Council, and voluntary/private sector.
Additional information. • Diagnosis for adults. Point of contact is through the G.P. • Mental Health Crisis Line 0300 456 83 42. • Patient and Liaison Service (PALS), East Elmbridge and Spelthorne 01372 384397, East Surrey 01737 214842, Guildford and Waverley 01372 201723, North Surrey 01932 722405, Surrey Heath and Woking 01483 846212. • Other Websites: www.dh.gov.uk (department of health) www.nice.org.uk (clinical advice) www.nhs.org.uk (nhs home) http://www.sabp.nhs.uk/services/specialist/psychological/glossaryF/ccbt-online/ (Computerised therapy advice) www.researchautism.org.uk charity dedicated to evidencing interventions for Autistic Spectrum Conditions.