Hub - covering: Wales (North and South) The Lodge, Rookwood Hospital, Fairwater Road, Llandaff Cardiff CF5 2YN Tel: 029 2031 3914 Contact: Mary Dunningham (SLT) Additional Contact: Rachel O'Sullivan (Communication Aid Technician) Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/electronic-assistive-technology Service Area covered Wales (North and South) Population served All ages.We provide:equitable specialist AAC services across Wales for children and adults with complex communication needsintegrated assessment and provision of high tech equipment for communication needs and environmental controlappropriate assessment, review, trial of equipment, review of trials, provision of equipmentwhere appropriate high tech AAC systems as a long term loan to Service Userssupport and training to local professionals and others supporting the use of the equipment. Services provided A service is offered to communication impaired individuals of any age group throughout North and South Wales for assessment of suitable alternative or augmentative means of communication. A limited short term loans bank of equipment is available for assessment. Follow-up advice and support can be arranged for users of new Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) devices. Staffing http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/eats-team Referral process We work with health professionals from health boards across Wales who make referrals to us and continue to support our service users. These are the spokes to our hub and we are committed to very close working with them.