Organisation/Service Details

Organisation Details

Description of activity

The Assistive Technology Service provides environmental control systems on loan that help to maintain and improve the independence and security of people with severe physical disability who have very limited upper limb and hand function. The ability to control everyday equipment such as the phone, TV and lighting is provided via a central control unit and a single switch. It can also be used to control access into their home and summon emergency help. Access to computer functions can be considered if you are eligible for the service.

What we offer:
All clients are assessed at home by the Senior Occupational Therapist, Service Lead for Assistive Technology.

Equipment is carefully tailored for each individual taking into account their goals.

Training for clients by the engineer following installation of a system

Maintenance and regular servicing which is provided by the assistive technology provider.

Reviews, on-going support and advice are provided by the Occupational Therapist to clients, carers and healthcare professionals.

Organisation Contact Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Angela Atkinson, Senior Occupational Therapist, Service Lead for Assistive Technology.

Address and Accessibility

Address Details

Address 1
Assistive Technology Service
Address 2
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Address 3
Queen Mary’s Hospital
Town
Roehampton Lane
County
London
Postcode
SW15 5PN

Accessibility

Parking facilities
Yes
Staff have specialist training
Yes

Availability

Availability Details

How to access the service/activity
Referral required
Description of Eligibility or Referral Criteria and Pathways (if applicable)

Referrals are normally received from Adult Social Care or Health Occupational Therapists working in the community.

Referrals may be received from other professionals, family or carers following discussion with the Assistive Technology Service.

The Service is commissioned by NHS England for patients of GP’s within the following areas :

South-West London
Surrey
West Sussex

Is there a cost for this service or activity
No

Categories

Which categories suit this organisation?

Local Offer Position
Kingston Richmond
This Organisation Supports
Physical Disability
Services
Health Services