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Privacy notice – Adults with Learning Disabilities and Transitions

Information about how and when the Adults Learning Disabilities Team processes personal information about you.​

What we do

The Adults Learning Disability team is usually known as AWLD.

We supports customers from 18 years old upwards, although we also do some joint work with children’s services for young people who are in transition from children services to adults services and who have been identified at 17 years old plus who will be likely in need of specialist adult support going forward.

We are a mix of social workers and case holders that manage and support Lewisham residents who have been identified as needing a specialist learning disability support style that could not be managed in a mainstream setting or by mainstream services.

We will undertake Care Act and Mental Capacity Act assessments along with any other relevant social care assessment as deemed necessary to assess individual eligible need and outcomes.

What information we collect

The information we collect from you may include:

  • name
  • date of birth
  • address
  • ethnicity
  • NHS number
  • relationships information
  • health information
  • financial information
  • contact details
  • referral/assessment information
  • relevant history and case information
  • sexual orientation
  • religious beliefs
  • details of disability/impairment/vulnerability
  • GP details

Agencies we might share the information with

  • Health agencies
  • Police
  • Fire brigade
  • Other borough councils,
  • Care providers and care homes
  • Drug and alcohol services
  • Probation and courts
  • Solicitors and legal teams
  • Voluntary agencies
  • Advocates

Why we process your information

  • Service delivery
  • Service improvement
  • Prevention/detection of crime/fraud
  • Service planning