We provide a comprehensive support service for adults and children with Communication and /or Feeding / Swallowing difficulties associated with;
We work alongside, and within other services, including Child Development Service, Specialist Child Health Service, Older Persons Health & Rehabilitation, Medical / Surgical services.
Our SLT service utilises the WHO 2001 Framework of Function and Disability, with a restorative and / or rehab approach to optimise functional activity for daily life.
Assessment, diagnosis, treatment / management of communication and feeding / swallowing difficulties will be provided, when appropriate, for people of all ages
People may be seen as Inpatients, Outpatients, at home in the Community, or via TeleHealth
Self referrals, written referrals / ERMS, from Specialists, GP’s, Health, or other Community agencies are accepted. Referral priority will be determined on receipt of referral.
Verbal referrals via daily IDT rounds / phone, written referrals with relevant information also appreciated. Phone contact is advised if referral is urgent or patient admitted later in the day.
Page last updated: 17 April 2019
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