Assistive Communication Service (ACS)

Hub – covering: London

South Westminster Centre for Health, St Georges House, 82 Vincent Square
London
SW1P 2PF
Tel: 0208 1024067
Contact: Nikky Steiner (Principal Speech and Language Therapist)
Email: nikky.steiner@nhs.net
Website: https://clch.nhs.uk/services/assistive-communication-service

Service

Area covered
Central London

Population served
Adults and children

Scale
Approximately 105 assessments per year.

Services provided

  • AAC Assessment and support with implementation
  • Bespoke mounting, switch access
  • Review
  • Training
  • Loan bank of equipment

Staffing

  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Design engineer (sub contract with MERU)
  • Speech and Language Therapy Technician
  • Administrator

Funded by
NHS

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
1983

Referral process
Referrals can be sent by post or secure email. Clients will typically be seen within 6 weeks of receipt of referral.