Speech Therapy

Home Health Speech and Language Pathologists provide skilled clinical services through evaluation and treatment of a variety of communication problems resulting from Stroke, accidents (CVA), disease, illness, or developmental delays. They also work with family members and other caregivers to provide strategies to facilitate and maintain functional communicative competence. Therapists help improve swallowing skills and teach compensatory strategies that help reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia, and maintain adequate nutrition and hydration.

Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include:

  • Adaptive speech devices
  • Aural (hearing) rehabilitation
  • Non-oral communication
  • Dysphagia (swallowing)
  • Eating and swallowing strategies
  • Home speech and language exercise program
  • Communication options/alternatives
  • Home safety
  • Speech
  • Language
  • Cognition
  • Patient and caregiver education

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