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Adults' Community Teams for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD) - NHFT

Adults' Community Teams for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD) - NHFT logo


NHFT hosts two community teams for people with learning disabilities (CTPLDs) and the Intensive Support Team (IST).

The CTPLDs provide specialist healthcare service for people who have a learning disability (IQ below 70) and health need that requires input. The focus is on supporting people with learning disabilities and related health needs to lead happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives. The teams are made up of up of skilled multi-disciplinary practitioners, clinicians, and nurses.

The IST provides community assessment and treatment to adults with learning disabilities experiencing mental ill health or behaviour that challenges. This multi-disciplinary team (of nurses, a psychologist, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists) is supported by a duty clinician who responds to urgent and deteriorating needs.

NHFT also has a respite ward for short stays.

Who is this service for? All ages with a learning disability (IQ below 70).

How to access this service: Referral is by a healthcare professional or contact the teams direct.


CTPLD Team - South of the County 2nd Floor, Newland House, Campbell Square, Northampton NN1 5EBTelephone: 0300 027 0700

CTPLD Team - North of the County Carey Block, St Mary's Hospital, London Road, Kettering NN15 7PWTelephone: 0300 027 4000

Learning Disabilities - Inpatients Respite 1 Willow Close, Upton, Northampton NN5 6UHTelephone: 01604 588657

Learning Disabilities - Intensive Support Team (IST) 2nd Floor, Newland House, Campbell Square, Northampton NN1 5EBTelephone: 0300 027 0650


  • Brackley Area
  • Corby Area
  • Daventry Area
  • East Northants Area
  • Kettering Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • Wellingborough Area
  • North Northamptonshire
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 18 years to 100 years
Referral route
  • GP or Healthcare Referral
  • Self Referral
For people with
Learning Disabilities
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - Adulthood
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support

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c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London Road
NN15 7PW
United Kingdom


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Last updated 30 May 2024