Child and Adolescent Learning Disability Services
The Child and Adolescent Learning Disability Service (CALDS) is part of the wider Integrates Service for Children with Additional Need (ISCAN) service, but works closely with colleagues within the Paediatric Psychology Service.
CALDS offers specialist services for children and adolescents aged 4-18 years with a moderate-severe learning disability that is in association with behaviours that challenge or complex mental health issues.
CALDS accepts referrals from paediatricians, ISCAN and via consultation with any professional who knows the child or young person well. CALDS is based in St Cadocs Hospital and covers the whole of Gwent.
The team is made up of learning disability nurses, an occupational therapist, psychologist and psychiatrist who offer a range of services including assessment and intervention, training, consultation and advice to other agencies. Please contact 01633 431784 for further information