Home > Businesses > The Winnicott Centre > Reviews of The Winnicott Centre > Review

"Long waiting times to be seen"

A review of The Winnicott Centre by Anonymous written on Wednesday 12th of August 2020


The Winnicott Centre is not a new service provider to me. However, expect delays in everything! From responses from case workers or Doctors, to reports ( I waited five months and had to go through PALS to get one started after that for one), up to now, 8 months waiting list on the ASD screening services. Initially, two of my children were failed through delays to identify needs with these guys; the first saying 'nothing wrong with him, possibly ODD, but nothing really, and sent away.10 years later he was back, assessed, slow processing speeds, SLCN and probably ASD ( COVID -19 got in the way of the diagnosis appointment). My other child was sent away as nothing wring with him, and told I had to praise the positives - and didn't like when I asked for him to be seen again - and I am thankful I pushed for that because my child has ASD, ADHD, SPD, anxiety and was displaying school based anxiety through unmet needs - so, you have to push, you have to be clear, and you have to chase up EVERYTHING. I have now been waiting over 12 months for a SaLT referral and a CBT referral. Another child has been waiting for 8 months for his ASD assessment to start, no family history taken, nothing. On a plus, the staff are generally nice, except one receptionist who is above her station and does it in such a way that is not person centred - unless her own centre..

Agree? Disagree? Add your own review of The Winnicott Centre

Did you find this review inappropriate or offensive?

More The Winnicott Centre Reviews

Now showing reviews 1-4

  • Absolute cretins by Jonathan
    They left a suicidal man who was littrally begging for help . some stupid cow phoned up saying all i...
  • Absolute cretins by Jonathan
    They left a suicidal man who was littrally begging for help . some stupid cow phoned up saying all i...
  • Forgotten? by Alison Edwards
    I came to this centre early so as to be prompt for the appoinment. After an hour's wait and no upda...

View all The Winnicott Centre reviews


NOTE: Reviews are submitted by visitors of our site. The contents of this page are in no way representative of the entity being reviewed, The Winnicott Centre, and are merely third party opinions. Manchester Directory accepts no liability in respect of any material submitted by visitors and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. For further details, see our Terms & Conditions.

The Winnicott Centre

Map showing The Winnicott Centre on Hathersage Road