Kent and Medway Communication and Assistive Technology Service (KM CAT) – Adults

Hub – covering: Kent and Medway

Department of Medical Physics, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road
Canterbury
CT1 3NG
Tel: 01227 864 083
Contact: Ladan Najafi
Email: acat.service@nhs.net
Website: http://www.ekhuft.nhs.uk/acat

Service

Area covered
Kent and Medway

Population served
Adults

Services provided

  • Assessment
  • Loan
  • Provision
  • Helping client’s local therapist maintain ongoing support
  • Training therapists and clients
  • Research, development and integration with other assistive technologies

Staffing
Multidisciplinary team comprised of occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, healthcare scientists, therapy assistant practitioners and administrators.

Funded by
NHS

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
2008

Referral process
Referrals will be accepted from health, education and social care professionals working in local teams. The referral form for adults can be found on our website.