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Compass Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology Service

Hub - covering: 
West London
Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, West Hill, Putney
London
SW15 3SW
Tel:  
020 8780 4500 ext 5099
Contact:  
Gary Derwent
Email:  
Service
Area covered 

West London

Population served 

Adult neurological

Scale 

30 external referrals per year plus inpatient rehabilitation service.

Services provided 

- Assessment and recommendation of AAC, Computer access, environmental control, powered wheelchair control.
- Custom making of equipment, particularly specialised switching and custom mounting for AAC and switches.
- Loans of AAC available for inpatients but not external referrals. Some loans of smaller equipment such as switches and switch mounts available to external referrals.

Staffing 

- OT
- SLT
- Assistive Technologist
- Rehab Engineer

Funded by 

- External referrals primarily funded by NHS, private or legal funding
- No education funding

Permanent or project 

Permanent

Year set up 

1997

Referral process 

For external clients, contact Gary Derwent for referral form.