Speech and Language Therapy

Speech-Language Therapists work with people who have language, voice or speech difficulties.  They provide assessment, rehabilitation, advice and treatment/management of a variety of communication disorders.

Speech-Language Therapists also work with people who have swallowing problems. They will asses and advise on management and give therapy where appropriate. Conditions which can lead to communication and/or swallowing problems include:

  • Neurological disorders (stroke, head injury, brain tumour, cerebral palsy etc)
  • Cancer
  • Progressive neurological disorders (Parkinson's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease etc)
  • Meningitis
  • Voice problems (vocal abuse, laryngectomy etc)
  • Dysfluency (stuttering or stammering)

Hours:

Hours are 8am to 4.30pm, Monday - Friday. Speech-Language therapists work with both inpatients and outpatients, and in the community.

Find us:

Level 3 in C Block. Shares a waiting room and receptionist with Audiology. Entrance via the main entrance to Base Hospital.

Contact us:

Phone 06 753 7748

Last updated: Friday, August 2, 2013

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