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Useful Contact in Rotherham

CAMHS Single Point of Access (SPA)

Age range 5 – 18 years (For Mental Health and Learning Disability).

Professional referral

01709 304808

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Out of Hours/Crisis Team

The Rotherham Mental Health Liaison Service provides round the clock mental health care to patients who attend Rotherham Hospital to provide assessment, treatment and management of mental health problems

01709 302670

Accident and Emergency Department

All age support for accidents and emergencies

Based at Rotherham General Hospital

01709 820000

Child Development Centre

Age range 0 – 5 years

Service provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex Level.

  • Assessment and care planning for children with development delay in more than one area.
  • Primarily based around therapy services coming together to assess holistically the individual child’s case.
  • Includes expertise in Paediatrics (medical), Psychology and Education.
  • Supporting families in understanding their child’s condition.

01709 427525

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Health Visitors

Health Visitors – Age range 0 – 5 years

Service provided at Universal level

Professional and self-referral

  • Tier 1 Support
  • Early Attachment Service

01709 423333

Rotherham General Hospital

Children’s Disability Team

The Children with Disability Social Work Team and the Disability Family Support Team work with children and young people with the following disabilities

  • Severe learning difficulties
  • Severe / profound physical disabilities
  • Autism spectrum conditions including high-functioning autism spectrum conditions
  • Complex health needs (including mental health)

01709 336400

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Looked After and Adopted Children Service (LAAC)

Age range : 0 – 18 years

Service provided at Universal and Vulnerable level

The therapeutic Team primarily provides consultation to people working with a looked after (child in care), or adopted child or care leaver – offering training and advice to carers and colleagues, and where suitable young people and their carers may be offered therapy together. Where issues are mental health related, a referral should be made to CAMHS RDASH. Where the issues are most likely related to early attachment and trauma issues, and the experience of being brought into care, the Therapeutic team may be the most suitable service in the first instance. Carers, GPs, other professionals or social workers can refer to the service to request brief or longer term interventions.

01709 822684

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Visual Impairment Team

Age range 0-25

Open referral policy based on suspected or diagnosed significant visual difficulty

Services provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex level.

  • Assess functional vision
  • Give advice on specific visual conditions
  • Collaborative working with families, professionals and other agencies and health professionals
  • Promote independence by Habilitation Specialist
  • Support educational settings by offering direct specialist teaching, in-class support, resources including Braille and Modified large print, environmental audits, and equipment
  • Support for children and young people with additional and complex needs

01709 336415

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Hearing Impairment Team

Age range 0 – 25 years

Open referral policy based on suspected or diagnosed significant hearing loss

Services provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex level.

  • Assess functional hearing
  • Give advice linked to specific associated hearing loss
  • Collaborative working with families, professionals and other agencies and health professionals
  • Support educational settings by offering direct specialist teaching, in-class support, resources including British Sign Language , environmental audits, auxiliary equipment
  • Support for children and young people with additional and complex needs

01709 336412

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Occupational Therapy Team

We provide an Occupational Therapy Service to children with physical difficulties and provide support to their families. We assess, alleviate and treat physical disabilities, motor disorders, functional difficulties and developmental problems in children and young people.

01709 423834

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Physiotherapy Team

A community based service providing individual physiotherapy treatment and management plans for children. They also provide information, advice and education to carers, teachers and other health care professionals on equipment recommendation, exercise programmes and positional advice (including risk management).

01709 423841

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Speech and Language Team

Provide assessment, diagnosis, intervention and advice for children with speech, language, communication and feeding/swallowing difficulties.

You can contact us with concerns about children with:

  • Speech sound difficulties
  • Delayed talking
  • Difficulties understanding
  • Stammering
  • Feeding difficulties (chewing and swallowing)
  • Difficulties interacting
  • Word finding difficulties
  • Selective mutism (extreme anxiety speaking to others)
  • Voice difficulties (persistent loss of or croaky voice)
  • Persistently nasal speech

01709 423229 or 423230

Rotherham Community Health Centre,
Greasbrough Road,
Rotherham. S60 1RY

Autism Communication Team (ACT)

Age Range 4 – 25 years

Services provided at Vulnerable and Complex level

Professional Referral by setting, a graduated response to need should be evidenced prior to referral.

  • Observations in classroom and/or playground
  • Offer of practical strategies and advice
  • Advice on targets and tracking progression
  • Training Work with the child/young person and practitioners

01709 336413

Aspire Building,
Kimberworth Place,
Rotherham

Rotherham SEND Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

Age range : 0 – 25 years

Service provided at Vulnerable and Complex level

  • Impartial advice and information and support to parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and to children (0-16) with SEND around Education, Health and Social Care matters.
  • Helping parents/children to communicate with schools and other services involved with their child’s special educational needs and disabilities,
  • Support at official meetings with school or other services involved with their child/young person,
  • Looking at choices available to meet their child’s needs,
  • Helping to ensure the child’s views are heard and
  • Helping to put views in writing

01709 823627

Riverside House, Rotherham

Sexual Exploitation Team

Age range Up to 18 Years

Professional and self-referral

Services provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Acute level.

  • Disclosures and court cases
  • Support with multi-agency investigations and support plans for vulnerable victims or those at high risk of sexual exploitation
  • Outreach & Advocacy Support
  • Family support – for families of children victims or those high risk of sexual exploitation
  • One to One Support for those who have been victim or risk of sexual exploitation
  • Group work to children at risk
  • Training booklet provided to support Learning Disability Team
  • Booklet available for all schools on exploitation
  • Training & awareness with parents at evening and coffee morning sessions

01709 823987

Early Help Locality Teams

Age Range 0 – 19 years (up to 25 if young person has a disability)

Professional Referral Services provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex level.

Advice and support for the whole family on issues such as:

  • Parenting – Including Parenting Programmes
  • Teenagers
  • Behaviour
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Money, Benefits and Housing
  • Staying safe – outdoors and online
  • And places to go and things to do

01709 334905

Kimberworth Place, Rotherham

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

PALS will help you to quickly sort out any concerns you may have about the NHS care you have received from your GP, dentist, pharmacist or optician and guide you through the different services available.

01709 423030

Oak House, Moorhead way, Bramley, Rotherham S66 1YY

health.enquiries@rotherham.nhs.uk

Rotherham Short Breaks

Information about short breaks and activities available in the Rotherham area: The Information Exchange

01709 336423

Twitter: @ShortBreaksRoth Facebook: Rotherham Short Breaks
Barnardo’s – The Junction

Age range 4 – 19 Years

Professional and self-referral

Service provided at Vulnerable level

  • Services for Children & Young People whose sexual behaviour is a problem
  • Support & advice to families
  • Training & education

01709 377157

10 Nightingale Court, Moorgate, Rotherham, S60 2AB

Grow

Age range 0 – 19 Years

Professional and self-referral

Service provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex level.

  • Working with young parents & parents to be
  • Advocacy support
  • Support to parents/families with low income issues

01709 511171

Chatham Villas, 1 Chatham Street, Rotherham, S65 1DP

South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association (SYEDA)

Age range 14 – 19 Years

Self-referral only

Service provided at Universal, Vulnerable and Complex level.

  • SYEDA provides one to one therapeutic and practical support for people experiencing eating disorders and for families and friends. The charity also facilitates support groups, offers a befriending service and delivers education and training sessions in schools, colleges, to professionals and the wider community.
  • Treatment and Interventions include;
  • Counselling
  • CBT
  • Occupation Therapy
  • Guided Self Help

0114 272 8822

26-28 Bedford Street, Sheffield, S6 3BT