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Oxford Centre for Enablement (OCE)

Service
Area covered 

Oxfordshire and 
Thames Valley and Wessex Hub region (through a sub-contract with ACE Centre South – please see their entry for details of this service).

Population served 

Adults with acquired communication difficulties.

Services provided 
  • Assessment
  • Short term loan of equipment
  • Long term provision of equipment
  • Training
  • Ongoing monitoring and review (for Oxfordshire)
  • Mounting of equipment
  • Custom equipment and manufacture
Staffing 
  • Speech & Language Therapist
  • Speech & Language Therapy Assistant
  • Therapy Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical Scientist
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Rehabilitation Engineer
Funded by 

NHS

Permanent or project 

Permanent

Referral process 

1. For Oxfordshire, referrals are accepted from local SLTs using the referral forms on the website http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/oce/services/specialist-disability-service.aspx
2. For Specialised AAC Service Assessment Hub referrals, please see the ACE Centre (South) entry.