Adult Speech and Language Therapy
The Adult Speech and Language Therapy Services (ASLT) is dedicated to identifying and addressing communication and swallowing difficulties in people aged 18 and over. Their aim is to provide care as close to home as possible.
What do the Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service provide?
The Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service will work with you to identify your speech or swallowing difficulty. A care plan to address these needs will be developed by the team. To ensure you have the best outcome, the team will also work with other health and social care services. The team will also advise you on different forms of communication which may be beneficial. These could be books, charts or electronic aids.
The team also have access to a group of trained volunteers who are available to provide communication support to help you in the short-term.
Important message for people with swallowing problems regarding drink thickening products.
Who will the team see?
The Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service help people with a variety of conditions for example:
- long-term conditions eg MS, Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease
- voice disorders
Contact Information(01872) 246993
If you wish to contact us by post, please send to your nearest Adult Speech and Language Therapy department.
Contacting the Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service