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Regional Environmental Control Service – Community Service (Hexham) – CNTW100

The service assists people with physical disabilities to operate a wide range of equipment and/or appliances within their desired environment.

Main uses of Environmental Control Systems are for:

  • Security – alarms, door locks, intercoms
  • Communications – telephone
  • Comfort – lights, heaters
  • Entertainment – television, video, hi-fi, DVD
  • Home control – doors windows
  • Computer access

The service is for people of all ages who have a limiting physical disability. Equipment can be controlled using various methods i.e.

  • Switches – these can be operated using any controllable body movement
  • Voice recognition
  • Direct access – special keypads

Equipment provision can help to alleviate or compensate for an injury or impairment, and can help to maintain or increase independence.

What the service offers is:

  • Visiting Assessment Service: this takes place in the most appropriate location (usually¬†home address)
  • Equipment provision
  • On-going service and maintenance
  • Review and re-assessment (if required)

How to get Referred
Via, GP, Healthcare Professionals



Chad House Corbridge Road Hexham Northumberland NE46 1QJ

Opening Times

Monday 8:30am – 5pm Tuesday 8:30am – 5pm Wednesday 8:30am – 5pm Thursday 8:30am – 5pm Friday 8:30am – 5pm

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