Assessment for Autism - Practitioner Referral Form

[CAAAT Practitioner Referral Form 2022]

Please read the following eligibility criteria for the Cornwall Adult Autism Assessment Team (CAAAT) before continuing. Please note: CAAAT will always keep the patient’s GP informed of any patient referral and contact with our service.

Declaration: CAAAT are unable to accept referrals for individuals who are already open to or in need of specialist community mental health (CMHT) or learning disability (LD) services. We are also unable to accept referrals for individuals who present a risk to themself or others. CAAAT are a diagnostic-only service and are not able to manage risk or co-ordinate care for those referred and/or open to our service. 

For those individuals currently open to or in need of CMHT or LD services, an autism assessment should be sought from that service as part of their care package, if this is deemed clinically appropriate. 

By making this referral to CAAAT you are confirming that the individual gives their consent for the referral and that they meet the eligibility criteria outlined above.