Community Resource Team

The Blaenau Gwent Community Resource Team (CRT) is a joint service provided by the Aneurin Bevan Health Board and Blaenau Gwent Social Services. The CRT provides help to adults, (over the age of 18) living in Blaenau Gwent who need support to stay independent, within their own homes.

The CRT offers an improved service that ensures individuals receive the right intervention, in the right place, at the right time, from the right professional. It simplifies the process by coordinating both health and social care needs.

The CRT is made up of:

  • Intermediate Care Consultant and Rapid Response Nursing Service
  • Reablement Service
  • Falls Service
  • Hospital Discharge and Social Work
  • Community Connectors
  • Community Occupational Therapy Service including -Assistive Technology/Telecare, Sensory Impairment advice, Home Adaptations and Equipment, and Manual Handling

At the moment, referrals for: -

  • Intermediate Care Consultant and Rapid Response Nursing Service
  • Reablement Service
  • Falls Service

can only be accepted by Health and Social Care professionals through the Gwent Frailty Single Point of Access.  However, for everything else, please contact the Adult Services Information, Advice and Assistance (IAA) hub on 01495 315700.

Contact Information

For information, advice or assistance, to make a referral or report concerns in relation to:

  • a person aged 18 or over, please contact the Adult Services IAA Hub
  • a child or young person, please contact the Children’s Services IAA Hub

Telephone: 01495 315700
Email : dutyteam@blaenau-gwent.gcsx.gov.uk
Fax: 01495 353350

For general information enquiries:
Email : info@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Headquarters:
Social Services Directorate
Anvil Court
Church Street
Abertillery
NP13 1DB

Telephone: 01495 354680
Fax: 01495 355285