Adult Community speech and language therapy service

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About the service

The service is available to patients registered with a Barnsley GP, presenting with speech, language, communication and/or swallowing difficulties and who meet our referral criteria.

We offer

• Telehealth and face to face appointments based on clinical need
• Specialised assessment and therapy

Why would someone choose the service?

• 100% of people felt more able to manage their condition because of help from the service and felt the service reduced their need to access other services, for example accident and emergency, hospital
• We provide holistic patient-centred care and treatment which treats the whole person, taking into account physical, psychological, social and environmental factors
• We have excellent links and joint working with colleagues such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietitians, community nursing and multi-disciplinary specialist teams
• We offer flexible appointment times and modes of therapy delivery including telehealth and computer-based treatment

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