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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 5237
Contact:  
Jane Bache
Additional Contact:  
compass@rhn.org.uk
Email:  
Service
Area covered 

West London

Population served 

Anyone with a communication impairment who meets the referral criteria.

Scale 

Approx. 130 external clients per year.

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 available to any client accepted by the service.

Staffing 

- OT
- SLT
- Clinical Technologists
- Technology Support Workers

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