Speech therapists work with your and your physician to identify the most important factors in your recovery. Good Samaritan Hospital strives for total support through education, counseling and continuous encouragement to help you progress toward your goals and recovery.
Speech therapy evaluation and treatment programs assist patients with the following conditions and diseases:
- Impaired swallowing
- Language impairments
- Memory deficits
- Cognitive impairment
- Voice disorders
- Slurred speech
Each patient is assessed and a plan of care is developed in collaboration with the patient and their family.
Treatment may include a variety of procedures:
- Modified barium swallow studies
- Electrical stimulation for swallowing impairments
- Cognitive therapy
- Hearing Screening
- Speech/Language therapy
- Swallow therapy
A physician referral is needed to receive this service.
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