Nua Healthcare

Assessment & Diagnostics

Nua provides access to a broad range of highly qualified clinical professionals across Intellectual Disability Services, Mental Health Services and Supported Living Services in the following areas:

  • Consultant Child and Adult Psychiatry
  • Behavioural and Clinical Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy
  • Clinical Dietetics
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Art & Music Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Residential Assessments

A residential assessment is conducted over a 12-week period in any one of our residential homes. The referring agent can select from a menu of clinical assessments. The assessment report will also include a social care report based on the observations of the team during residency and recommendation(s) with regard to an ongoing / future care programme for the individual based on findings.


Diagnostic Assessments

Psychological Assessments to include:

  • Cognitive / Development Assessments   [SB5, TONI 4, GMDS-ER]
  • Adaptive Functioning Assessment   [Vineland ii]
  • ADHD Assessment   [Conners 3 and Adult ADHD Rating Scale]
  • Autism Assessment   [Screening and Full Diagnostic]
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Behavioural Assessments  [for Children]


How to arrange an Assessment:

The requirement for an assessment is;

  • identified on the admission document
  • requested through a referral by another clinician
  • made via a telephone call to the Clinical Department from a private individual requesting an assessment or;
  • made through our Getting In Touch page.


I am pleased that there is so much back-up in Nua Healthcare's Clinical team. If a resident needs to see a Behaviour Therapist or Psychiatrist, it only takes a few days. Its a big relief for family members as we don't worry anymore.