Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)service
The service for adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a specialist service dedicated to supporting:
- Young people moving from children to adult services
- Adults previously diagnosed with ADHD requesting referral back to services
- Adults seeking a new diagnostic assessment
The team’s main base is in Wakefield, with additional community clinic sites in Kirklees and Barnsley.
Our team is made up of staff from a range of backgrounds, including medical, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, social work and pharmacy.
We have established links with service user support networks, education, employment and housing services and we are able to signpost or refer individuals to appropriate community services.
Why would someone choose the service
We are a specialist community service that is accessible to local residents. We are friendly, approachable and our team always put the needs of service users, their family or carers first.
We meet, support and provide information to young people and their families during their transition from children to adult services.
The team have developed an ADHD star assessment (a way of tracking progress) in partnership with service users to improve our person centred care planning.
In a recent service user survey 100% of people said they felt listened to at their initial appointment with the Adult ADHD Service. A further 91% of people said they were confident that the Adult service can meet their needs.
Staff you may meet
- Occupational therapist
- Social worker