Our Speech Therapists assess, diagnose and treat patients who have difficulties eating, drinking, swallowing; communicating, understanding and expressing themselves.
They assess and give guidance regarding the management of disorders of the following:
- Cognitive communication
Management of swallowing disorder may include the following:
- Videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFS)
- Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)
- Modifications to diet/ fluid consistencies
- Rehabilitative swallow exercises/ programs
- Caregiver training
Our Speech Therapists also provide individualised communication therapy and communication partner training, for individuals with communication disorders.