SMART assessment

How can we help you?

SLT UK’s team of speech and language therapists provide the Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Technique (SMART) to assess individuals who have experienced changes to their consciousness levels following a brain injury.

A SMART assessment enables the clinician to establish whether the individual responds to sensory information provided by the therapist whilst they are in an altered conscious state. SMART provides the therapist and family members with information around the individual's levels of awareness and their communicative abilities whilst in a semi-conscious state in order to enhance the patient's quality of life and ensure that signs of awareness have been identified.

Our SMART assessment process

The SMART assessment will consist of ten sessions over a short period (up to 4 weeks) to assess the patient's awareness at different times and to provide an accurate measure of changes to functioning and communication over time. Specific rehabilitation programmes will then be identified dependent on the individual's need.

What are the benefits of SMART?

Our SMART trained speech and language therapists at SLT UK provide assessment that is evidence based.

SMART assessment can support an individual with:

The speech and language therapist will discuss the assessment with the relevant people to ensure that the programme is appropriate to the specific needs of the individual.

If you feel you may benefit from speech and language therapy or would like any more information on our services please email or call 0330 088 5643.

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What are the next steps?

If you would like any more information on our training for other professionals or any of our other speech and language therapy services, or would like to book an appointment with one of our speech and language therapists then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Assessment and diagnosis Assessment of capacity Education, health and care plan Joint assessment Second opinions Skype assessment SMART assessment

All our therapists are members of Giving Voice.

Our therapists are members of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists.

All our therapists are registered with The Health and Care Professions Council.

All our therapists have DBS clearance

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