The selection criteria for Buckwood View are applicable to:
- Individuals over the age of 18 with a learning disability and a physical and/or mental health need, complex needs such as profound intellectual and multiple disabilities, autism or challenging behaviour who require 24 hour nursing care as they cannot care for themselves.
- Learning disability includes the presence of:
- a significantly reduced ability to understand new or complex information, to learn new skills (impaired intelligence), with:
- a reduced ability to cope independently (impaired social functioning) which started before adulthood, with a lasting effect on development.
(This is the Valuing People definition, which is consistent with the World Health Organisation and ICD10 definitions.) The Learning Disability Service has a defined eligibility process to determine whether or not someone has a learning disability.
Admissions are administered by the Guinness Partnership.
Geographical population covered
- City of Sheffield