Specialist Adult Learning Disability Team in Waveney

The text on this page is copied from our Specialist Adult Learning Disability Team in Waveney information leaflet. A physical copy of the leaflet is provided to people who use this service.

The Learning Disability Team gives support to people who are 25 and older.

Who can be seen by the service?

We see people that are registered with a doctor’s surgery in:

  • Lowestoft
  • Beccles
  • Bungay
  • Wrentham
  • Halesworth
  • Kessingland
  • Southwold.

How to get a service

Your doctor or social worker can refer you to see us if you agree. You can also ask your doctor or social worker if you think you need help.

The team

Our team is made up of lots of different professionals:

  • Nurses
  • A Psychiatrist
  • Psychologists
  • An Occupational Therapist
  • Community Support Workers.

What we do


  • Help people that are feeling mentally unwell
  • Help people improve their wellbeing
  • Help people with their medication
  • Help people live with their thoughts, feelings and emotions
  • Help people understand behaviours of concern
  • Help people improve their life skills
  • Help people with their physical health care
  • Help people access other community groups.

Where are we?

3 Airey Close, Lowestoft, Oulton, Suffolk NR32 3JQ.

Telephone 01502 535020.

Blue words

  • Professionals: People that are trained in a certain area.
  • Nurse: A person that is trained to manage your care.
  • Psychiatrist: A doctor that treats people’s mental health.
  • Psychologist: Talk to people about their thoughts and feelings. They will ask questions about what you are good at and what you need help with.
  • Occupational Therapist: Helps to improve daily living skills.
  • Community Support Worker: Staff working with people who are living in the community.
  • Behaviours of concern: Doing things that hurt yourself or others, damaging things and / or doing things that make life difficult for yourself or other people.

Customer Services

Our Customer Service team provide confidential advice, information and support, helping you to answer any questions you have about our services or about any health matters.

If you would like this leaflet in large print, audio, Braille, alternative format or a different language, please contact Customer Services and we will do our best to help. Email: customer.services@nsft.nhs.uk or call Freephone: 0800 279 7257

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust values and celebrates the diversity of all the communities we serve. We are fully committed to ensuring that all people have equality of opportunity to access our service, irrespective of their age, gender, ethnicity, race, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership or social and economic status.

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