Services/focus of the Karten Centre

We provide rehabilitation and support for service users who have an acquired brain injury and challenging behaviours.

Centre Address

170 Heslington Road, York, YO10 5BN

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Karten Centre Manager

Nicky Plowman

Contact Details


01904 412666


Host Organisation

The Disabilities Trust

Host Organisation Address

The Disabilities Trust, 32 Market Place, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9NP

Karten Centre Website

Centre Established

July 2012


Our service users have acquired brain injuries and challenging behaviours.


The disabilities range from sight, some are unable to walk and psychiatric.

Technology used in the Karten Centre

We have a range of desk top computers and laptop, with specialist keyboards and various mouse designs. We also have a whiteboard and overhead projector.

Karten Centre Staff

We have approximately 200 staff members, working on a shift pattern of days, lates and nights.

Karten Centre Hours

The service is open to service users during their session times and evening or when they would like to use the facilities.


We are in partnership with The Retreat and have links with other services within The Disabilities Trust.