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Belfast Communication Advice Centre

Service
Area covered 

N Ireland

Population served 

All ages (children and adults), all abilities/disabilities.

Services provided 

Assessments are carried out over several appointments in close liaison with the client and their relevant team.

Equipment Bank – We have a wide range of AAC systems in our loan bank of equipment which are used for assessment only. We do not provide equipment for individuals on a longer term basis but work closely with the Health and Social Care Trusts where they are resident around recommendations for funding.

Staffing 

We have a multidisciplinary team with SLT, OT and Technical support.

Funded by 

NHS

Permanent or project 

Permanent

Year set up 

1980s

Referral process 

The Communication Advice Centre service is integrated with Speech and Language Therapy services across N. Ireland. Therefore all referrals must come via the client’s Speech and Language Therapist. The client and their multidisciplinary team are fully involved in any intervention. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact either your local Speech and Language Therapy service or the Communication Advice Centre directly.