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Kent and Medway Communication and Assistive Technology Service

KM CAT - Adult Team

Who we are

The KM CAT service is a specialist hub service. We are multidisciplinary teams dedicated to meeting the needs of those requiring specialist Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) through a client focused model. We carry out specialist assessments to identify potential communication aids, and support local therapists by providing training and equipment.

The Children and Young People (CYP) team is based in Ashford; the Adult team is based in Canterbury.

Contact Us

Adult Team

Address: 

Clinical and Rehabilitation Engineering
Department of Medical Physics
Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Canterbury
CT1 3NG

Email:  acat.service@nhs.net 

Telephone:  01227 864083
Fax:  01227 868790

Directions to KM CAT Adult team

CYP Team

Address: 

The Old Railway School 
Wainwright Place 
Ashford 
Kent 
TN24 0PF

Email:  kentcatadmin@kent.gov.uk or kcht.cat-admin@nhs.net

Telephone:  01233 629859
Fax:  01233 639516

Referrals

To make a referral to our service, please send us a completed referral form.

More guidance on using our service is available at the Information for Professionals section of our website.

Feedback

We are always looking to improve the quality of our service.

Please complete our online survey to tell us what we are doing well and how we can do better.

This survey is anonymous and so you can be assured that your answers are confidential. We may use comments you give when we report to the Trust Board or in promotional materials, however we will not disclose any details that could enable you to be identified.

Your views are important to us!

The single biggest problem in communication, is the illusion that it has taken place   -  George Bernard Shaw

We are multidisciplinary teams that work very closely, to meet the needs of those requiring specialist Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) through a client focused model.  The service is comprised of Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Teachers, Therapy Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Scientists.

Email:  acat.service@nhs.net 

Telephone:  01227 864083
Fax:  01227 868790

 

Hospital address

Clinical and Rehabilitation Engineering
Department of Medical Physics
Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Canterbury
CT1 3NG

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