Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

0300 123 1807 Customer Care Team, Trinity House, 110-120 Upper Pemberton , Ashford, Kent, TN25 4AZ
https://www.kentcht.nhs.uk

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 11 ratings for this trust

Speech and language services - Adult Community Speech and Language Therapy

This service is managed by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

We are a team of speech and language therapists who specialise in treating communication and swallowing disorders.

Patients receive an assessment and diagnosis and are trained in how to manage a variety of communications and swallowing disorders. Patients are seen in community clinics, hospitals, at home and in nursing and residential homes.

Treatment can include one-to-one or group therapy, carer support, and\or phone review and advice. The team provides training programmes, including improving communication post-stroke, feeding difficulties in dementia, communication and dementia, the recognition and safe management of swallowing problems and voice problems.

We specialise in acquired neurological disorders, older adult mental health, voice, head and neck oncology, dysphagia, and stammering. All therapists work in partnership with colleagues in general medicine, community neuro-rehabilitation and older adult mental health.

How you can contact us

  • 0300 123 0785
  • kchft.aslt@nhs.net
  • Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital
    King Edward Avenue
    Herne Bay
    Kent
    CT6 6EB

 

Things you should know

You can contact this service direct using the information given above or you can be referred by a GP or healthcare professional.

Locations where this service is available:

  • The Heathside Centre, Coxheath, Maidstone, Kent , ME17 4AH

Last updated on 13 September 2018.

Information supplied by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust