Kent and Medway Communication and Assistive Technology Service (KM CAT) – Children & Young People

Hub – covering: Kent and Medway

Kent Communications and Assistive Technology Service, The Old Railway School, Wainwright Place
Ashford
TN24 0PF
Tel: 01233 629 859
Contact: Alison Battye
Email: kcht.cat-admin@nhs.net
Website: https://www.kelsi.org.uk/support-for-children-and-young-people/support-for…

Service

Area covered
Kent and Medway

Population served
Children & young people

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, teachers, therapy assistant practitioners and administrators.

Funded by
NHS and Kent County Council

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
2006

Referral process
Referrals will be accepted from health, education and social care professionals working in local teams.