National Rehabilitation Hospital

Speech and Language Therapist (SLT)

Speech and Language Therapists at NRH deliver the following treatment to patients as part of their personalied Rehabilitation Programme:-

  • Assesses and treats any communication difficulties the patient may experience as a result of their injury or illness. Communication skills include speaking, understanding, reading and writing.
  • Assesses and treats swallowing difficulties that may be experienced as a result of an injury or illness.
  • Provides education and support to patients and their family about communication and swallowing skills.
  • Provides advice and training on supportive communication and electronic assistive technology devices.