Enhanced Care Service (Beds Addictions)

21 The Crescent,
Bedford,
Bedfordshire
MK40 2RT
9.00am-5.00pm (Monday to Friday)

The Enhanced Care Service is a Specialist (Social Work) Substance Misuse Team working throughout Bedfordshire (but excluding Luton).  The team is made up of both Qualified Social Workers and Social Work Assistants. The targeted client group are those with a Primary Substance Misuse with very high and complex social care needs. 

 The Service Provides:

  • Community care assessment and assessment of social care need
  • Carer’s assessment
  • Short and medium term social support and aftercare
  • Co-ordination of services where several are involved and need ‘joining up
  • Joint working with other services where there is a Dual Diagnosis
  • Liaison with Criminal Justice Services subject to eligibility
  • Signposting to other more appropriate specialist services.


Self-referrals to this service are accepted. Referral are accepted by: GP, A&E, Social worker or Health professional.




Clinical

Conditions:

Addictions


Clinical speciality:

Substance Misuse and Addiction Service