At SLT UK our team of speech and language therapists can provide assessments on an immediate basis for individuals who have difficulties with their eating, drinking or swallowing.
Our speech and language therapists will provide a written report regarding your swallowing needs after initial sessions, discharges and reviews. We are also able to provide specialist reports for patients who require this service.
Our speech and language therapists can offer second opinions if requested by a patient or anyone involved in the patient’s care. This can include second opinions on diagnosis or advice and treatment for patients with eating and drinking needs.
Following an assessment of a patient's eating and drinking difficulties, our speech and language therapists provide each patient with a treatment option tailored to their specific needs.
Training for care staff
SLT UK have a team of specialist speech and language therapists who provide a training programme for those who care for an individual with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.
Courses for professionals
Our team of speech and language therapists can provide courses for other healthcare professionals in order to help them support an individual with their eating, drinking and swallowing needs.
Our speech and language therapists provide a specialised service of medico-legal report writing. We can provide medico-legal reports on any area of eating and drinking for adults and will be specialised to your needs.
Mental capacity assessments
Our team of speech and language therapists provide a service to assess the mental capacity of our patients to guide the management of eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.
Our specialised medico-legal reports will be provided by our speech and language therapists on any area of speech, language and communication based on your requirements.
VitalStim therapy is a safe and effective treatment option for individuals with difficulty eating, drinking and swallowing, known as dysphagia. It helps strengthen the muscles required for swallowing through exercises and electrical stimulation.
Advice and education
Our speech and language therapists offer advice and education on any aspect of eating, drinking and swallowing for patients, their parents, carers and other professionals.
Our speech and language therapists can provide or refer patients who require a FEES, for an objective swallowing assessment.
Our speech and language therapists can provide or refer patients who require a videofluoroscopy, for an objective swallowing assessment.