The Adult Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) department provides a service for people aged 18 years and above with acquired communication, voice and/or swallowing difficulties.
We work with inpatients and outpatients at:
When people are unable to travel for appointments, we see them in nursing or residential homes or their own homes.
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We work with individuals, their family, carers and key workers.
Initial sessions consist of assessment, advice and recommendations. Further treatment will be based on the results of assessment and patient specific. Treatment may include individual or group therapy and a home exercise programme. Advice, education and training to support family and carers will be offered as required.
We also offer the following specialist services:
We do not provide services for the following:
Therapy input should be offered by their Gender Identity Clinic
Please liaise with the ACE Centre (Specialist services in Augmentative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology (AT). They will accept referrals from Healthcare Professionals (other than SLTs) involved with an individual’s on-going healthcare.
Enquiries@acecentre.org.uk or 0800 080 3115
For children’s speech and language therapy services please contact 0300 300 2019 to speak to the teams
We accept referrals for adults registered with a GP Practice within the HHFT catchment area. Click here for a list.
Referrals are accepted from GPs, consultants and other health professionals and we accept self-referrals from people who have been previously known to our service.
Referrals should be made via our referral form and sent to the appropriate nhs.net email account. Referrals by letter and telephone will also be accepted.
All patients referred for voice therapy must have first been seen in an ENT clinic for examination.
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Royal Hampshire County Hospital Winchester
Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
Andover War Memorial Hospital