Service

Speech and Language Therapy Adult

Speech and Language Therapy Adult

Adult Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) is a countywide service provided by Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.  Our service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment to both Inpatients and Outpatients with acquired disorders of communication and swallowing.

Referrals

Referrals will be accepted from Medical Practitioners and Specialist Nurses.

To refer to our service please note the following process:

Outpatient Referrals

To make a referral, please arrange for a Medical Practitioner or a Specialist Nurse to submit a referral by clicking on the following link – Speech and Language Referral Form

Alternatively, please arrange a Medical Practitioner or a Specialist Nurse to write to:

Adult Speech and Language Therapy
Central Booking Office
Bracken House
Crewkerne Road
Chard
TA20 1YA

Or email: AdultSLTreferrals@somersetft.nhs.uk

Central Booking Team

Our central booking office team are based at Bracken House in Chard.  They receive all referrals for the Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service for both inpatients and outpatients throughout Somerset.  They book outpatient clinic appointments, home visits, nursing home visits and community hospital inpatient visits.

Adults with Learning Disabilities

For information about Speech and Language Therapy for adults with learning disabilities please visit the Learning Disabilities specialist health service.

Further Information

For further information about the profession of Speech and Language Therapy, please go to The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists website