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)
- Progressive neurological disorders (Parkinson's Disease, Motor Neurone Disease etc)
- Voice problems (vocal abuse, laryngectomy etc)
- Dysfluency (stuttering or stammering)
Hours are 8am to 4.30pm, Monday - Friday. Speech-Language therapists work with both inpatients and outpatients, and in the community.
Level 3 in C Block. Shares a waiting room and receptionist with Audiology. Entrance via the main entrance to Base Hospital.
Phone 06 753 7748
Last updated: Friday, August 2, 2013