Electronic Assistive Technology Service (EATS)

Hub – covering: East Midlands

Lincolnshire Electronic Assistive Technology Service (EATS), Fen House, Fen Lane, North Hykeham
Lincoln
LN6 8UZ
Tel: 01522 697 282
Contact: Jon Rouston
Website: http://www.eatslincoln.co.uk

Service

Area covered
Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes

Population served
All ages in line with NHS England’s referral criteria for AAC specialist centres

Services provided
Assessment, equipment trial and provision of appropriate equipment on long term loan. Set up, training and ongoing support for local SLT, family/carers, home and/or educational environment as appropriate.

Staffing
SLT, SLTA. Electronic Assistive Technology Service arrange installation of equipment & annual service and maintenance/repair of equipment.

Funded by
NHS-based service

Permanent or project
Permanent

Year set up
1987

Referral process
via professional – usually local SLT