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Services provided by the department

 

Inpatient Services

  • Assessment and therapy is provided for adults with communication difficulties caused by acquired neurological conditions.
  • Assessment and advice is provided for people with swallowing difficulties
  • Support and advice provided to carers of those affected by swallowing / communication difficulties.
  • Training and advice for staff working with people affected by neurological problems.
  • Assessment for communication aids.
  • Discharge planning and handover to community services.
  • Specialist swallowing assessments are available e.g. videofluoroscopy

 

Outpatient Services

  • An outpatient service is provided for adults and children with voice difficulties following a referral and opinion from ENT.
  • Specialist swallowing assessments are available e.g. videofluoroscopy (OP service currently suspended)

 

Our Clinical Team

The consulting team in the department are:

Ciara Tilley Therapy Lead for Dietetics & Speech and Language Therapy
Caroline Goodger Clinical Lead for Inpatient Dietetics & Speech and Language Therapy Services
Sarah Havard Clinical Lead for Outpatient Dietetics & Speech and Language Therapy Services

 

Contact Details

St Peter’s – 01932 722868

 

Location

For therapy following ENT assessment, the service is located on level 3 outpatient area 5.

The main office is located in the therapies area on level 2.

 

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