Health Services for Harrow residents
There is a wide range of specialist health and social care services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in Harrow.
These services have been commissioned by Harrow Council and Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group to support people to stay healthy and live as independently as possible. For the majority of services you will require a referral from a health professional and an appointment.
Below there is a list of the health services available to people in Harrow, along with information about how to access them.
For general health information, view the following links:
Health contacts for young adults
To access these local services please contact your GP and ask them to refer you.
If you do not have a GP use our search tool to find your nearest GP.
- Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre
Alexandra Avenue provides services for those with LD and special needs including mental health difficulties and dental services.
- Assessment and Brief Treatment Services at Honeypot Lane Clinic
Psychotherapy, Behavioural Support and and LD nurse are available to users new to mental health services. They provide a detailed assessment in order to fully understand an individual’s needs: Honeypot Lane clinic: assessment and brief treatment services.
- Brent and Harrow Continuing Care Team
The aim of continuing care is to provide the right long term support to clients, to promote independence, prevent deterioration and maximise their health and quality of life.
- Diabetes Specialist Nursing service
The service supports patients to manage conditions and improve patient outcomes. Each GP Practice has a designated Diabetes Specialist Nurse. The service also provides structured education programmes, including Diabetes XPERT (for Type 2 diabetes) and DAFNE (for Type 1 diabetes).
- Kingswood Centre - Inpatient assessment unit
Multidisciplinary team consisting of nurses, trained support workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, an occupational therapist, physiotherapists, a physical exercise coach, a speech and language therapist, a music therapist, an independent advocate.
Occupational therapists help people who have difficulties with practical everyday tasks.
- Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
People are referred either by a GP, a hospital consultant or their team.
- Speech and Language Therapy (Adults)
Support adults with acquired communication, language and speech difficulties; or swallowing problems; or disorders of fluency or voice. Adults must have a Harrow GP and be a Harrow resident. The adult speech and language therapy department offers a range of specialist services to in-patients, out-patients.
- Wheelchair services
Adults who are registered with a Harrow GP can access this service.
Other local health services
- Compass Harrow: drug and alcohol treatment service for young people who are experiencing difficulties associated with their own or another person's drug or alcohol use. Compass Harrow offers a range of free, professional support services to help you tackle these tough situations. For further information visit Compass in Harrow.
- Harrow Sensory Team Support for visually impaired, blind, deafblind and hard of hearing For further information visit Harrow Sensory Disability Service.
- The Disability Foundation (TDF) Offers a range of complementary therapies for children, young people and adults (Tel: 020 8954 7373) For further information about the service visit The Disability Foundation.