Insight into Adult Speech and Language Therapy

LCHS - Various - Across Lincolnshire
Pathway Allied Health
Minimum Age 17+
Duration 1 Day

Adult Speech and Language Therapy service provides assessment and therapy for adults with communication and swallowing difficulties which may be due to: Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurological Conditions, Progressive Neurological Conditions, Stroke, Dementia (swallowing only), Head and Neck Cancer, Physical Disabilities and other medical conditions in various settings:
•During their inpatient admission to Hospital.
•In outpatient clinics based in the Acute and Community Hospitals within Lincolnshire
Whilst on placement the individual will observe Speech and Language Therapy in clinical environment which may include acute, community or outpatient settings. The department deal with adult patients. The individual would need to source a placement in a paediatric setting to gain a comprehensive view of the role. There will be opportunities to discuss and ask questions about the varied and interesting role of a speech and language therapist whilst on placement.
Location of the placements will be determined by the individual's address. Site details will be provided once application has been successful on confirmation letter.

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