Cornwall Children’s AAC Assessment Team (CAACAT)

One Stop Shop, Room 38, 39 Penwinnick Road
St Austell
PL25 5DR
Tel: 01872 326421
Contact: Laura Baggley
Email: aacsupport@cornwall.gov.uk

Service

Area covered
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Population served
Age 2-19

Scale
Assessments can be up to 16 per year, caseload approx 40 ongoing support.

Services provided
– Assessment
– Loan
– Provision
– Ongoing support
– Training

Staffing
– SLT; 2 days a week
– AAC officers; 5 days a week
– AAC Advisor; 3 days a week

Funded by
– SLT funded by NHS
– AAC Officers funded by Cornwall Council
– AAC Advisor funded by Cornwall Council

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
2009

Referral process
Via Community Speech & Language Therapist.