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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
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