Tenants 

The Centre has a number of tenants which include: 
 
Amelia Nutt Clinic – offering many health services, such as family planning, Ante natal, Podiatry, District nurses and Midwives. 
Bristol South Community Learning Difficulties Team (CLDT) provide occupational therapist, Physiotherapist, Psychologist, Dietitians and Community nurses. 
South Bristol Advice Service (SBAS) provide help and support for our community with regular drop in sessions as well as appointments. 
Age Uk Bristol leading the way forward for caring for the upper aged 
The Princess Royal Trust for Carers (PRTC) giving support to those who care for other. 
Bristol City Council Health Trainers based at the Centre to provide physical and mental support to those that need it. 
IntoUniversity Bristol South is a local learning centre that provides free after school study support, holiday programmes and residential trips for young people aged 7 - 18.  
Base Media - A voice for South Bristol. A Community Radio Station.  
Withywood Church 
Withywood Church provides a haven of peace at the heart of the new Centre. The chapel is open for prayer every weekday from 8.30am - 5pm and everyone in the community is welcome to come in. 
 
Services are held every Sunday at 10am with various groups and activities on other days. The 2nd Sunday of the month at 7pm - Soul Space - if you've had a busy hectic month - why not give it a try? 
 
The Church is available for Christenings, Weddings, Family Celebrations and Funerals. 
 
Withywood Church is an ecumenical Partnership between the Anglican & Methodist Churches 
 

Bristol City Health Trainers 

South Healthy Neighbourhood Teams 
We work in deprived communities developing projects in partnership with the community in order to increase individual’s abilities to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle and to increase the potential for working and living environments to support and promote healthy living. 
 
Most of our work is in the communities with the highest health inequalities (Knowle West and Hartcliffe and Withywood), but we can also provide advice and information for organisations wishing to undertake health improvement projects across all of the South. 
 
 
Health Trainers 
We work with individuals in very deprived communities to make changes to their lifestyle to improve their health, this could relate to diet, physical activity or social isolation. We work 1 to 1 or in small groups. www.bristolhealthtrainers.co.uk 
 

Carers' Support Centre 

We provide services to Family Carers including: 
Carersline: 0117 9652200,  
Confidential telephone support and information 
Carers Assessments, which allows carers to get support from Social Services 
One to one support 
Carers support Groups 
Counselling 
Companionship and sitting service 
 

South Bristol Advice Service 

Free advice on debt and benefits. 
Home visiting available for older house bound people. 
Approved agency for water restart forms for clients who have water debt. 
Free Computer use in reception – printing available. 
Age range: All over 16 
Cost per session: Free 
Telephone number: 0117 9851122 
Email: admin@southbristoladvice.org.uk  
 

Community Learning Difficulties Team 

What is the service? 
We provide specialist community based services for adults with learning difficulties. Through these services we help to promote equal access to mainstream health services. Our service consists of three teams covering North, South and Central Bristol. 
 
We operate an open referral system, which means that we will accept referrals from health and social care professionals, carers, and service users themselves. We will carry out a service eligibility assessment if required. 
 
What does this service do? 
We work with adults with learning difficulties, their families and carers. Our teams are made up of the following healthcare professionals: 
Arts Therapists 
Community Nurses 
Dietitians 
Occupational Therapists 
Physiotherapists 
Psychologists 
Specialist Intensive Response Nurses 
Speech and Language Therapists 
 
Our staff work together with Psychiatrists and Social Workers to provide the best possible care for our service users. 
We provide specialist therapy for service users in the setting most suitable to them. This could be their home, workplace or a hospital. 
 
We help to improve people's health and wellbeing by providing support with: 
accessing GP health checks and help with health action plans 
other services available to people with learning difficulties, for example advice and training 
complex health needs, for example eating and drinking difficulties and challenging behaviours 
healthier lifestyles, for example diet and activities 
helping people to fulfil their lives, for example with how they spend their time and helping them to become  
ready for work 
expressing feelings, managing anxiety and improving mental wellbeing 
 
Who is the service for? 
This service is for adults who have a learning difficulty and are registered with a Bristol GP. A limited service may also be offered to children. To find out more about this please contact us. 
 
How can I access this service? 
Access to our service is by referral only. 
We may need to meet people new to the service to check that we are the right service for them. We will contact you to let you know if we need to do this. 
 
How to contact us 
Our offices are staffed from Monday - Friday between 9am and 5pm. Our clinicians will work outside these hours when necessary. 
North and Central Bristol Community Learning Difficulties Team 
New Friends Hall 
Heath House Lane 
Stapleton 
Bristol 
BS16 1EQ 
 
North Bristol Team: 0117 908 5000 
Central Bristol Team: 0117 958 5666 
North and Central Bristol Fax Number: 0117 958 6048 
South Bristol Community Learning Difficulties Team 
The Withywood Centre 
Queens Road 
Withywood 
Bristol 
BS13 8QB 
 
0117 987 8383 
0117 987 8442 
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