Learning disabilities in Bracknell Forest

The council offers a number of services for adults with learning disabilities.

To find out about learning disabilities, visit the Mencap website.

For information about services for children with learning disabilities, visit special educational needs and disability (SEND).

Support for adults with learning disabilities

At Bracknell Forest, we have a specialised team that looks after people with learning disabilities.

This team is called the Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD).

Who we support

We support adults with a learning disability. Carers who are resident in the Bracknell Forest area may also be eligible for support.

We will carry out an assessment of both individuals and carers wherever they have needs, regardless of whether they are expected to be eligible for support from the council.

What support we give

The support we provide covers a wide range of needs and includes:

  • a carer assessment and support plan
  • physical health issues
  • mental health issues
  • person centred planning
  • community integration into mainstream services
  • support with housing problems
  • communication skills support
  • new skills development
  • preparing for adulthood - visit our SEND Information Hub for information about preparing for adulthood
  • independent advocacy
  • signposting or referral to relevant services

You can find out more about the CTPLD team and the support we can offer by reading our CTPLD team leaflet.

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If you are new to the service, contact Adult Social Care by:

Otherwise, you can get in touch with the CTLPD team by email: duty.ctpld@bracknell-forest.gov.uk.