Keycomm – Lothian Communication Technology Service

1c Pennywell Road
Edinburgh
EH4 4PH
Tel: 0131 311 7130
Fax: 0131 332 6871
Contact: Deborah Jans
Email: deborah.jans@ea.edin.sch.uk
Website: http://www.keycommaac.wordpress.com/

Service

Area covered
Lothians, Edinburgh

Population served
All ages

Scale
65 new referrals each year.

Services provided
All-inclusive service including:
– Assessment
– Loan for minimum 3 months
– Ongoing support and training
– Provision of own equipment for individual use

Staffing
– Speech and Language Therapist Coordinator: full time
– Community Occupational Therapist: 2.5 days
– Senior Teacher: 3 days
– Clerical Assistant: 22 hour
– Speech and Language Therapy Assistant: 15 hours
– Splat Toy Library Therapist: 14 hours to manage our Sure Start Switch Toy library for 0-3 year olds in the City of Edinburgh

Funded by
– NHS Lothian
– Dept of Education
– Social Services

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
1992

Referral process
Open referral system. Referral forms available for download from website.