Salisbury Foundation Trust

Communication

Speech and Language Therapists (SaLTs) are highly trained allied health professionals.  In this Trust our Adult SaLT service specialises in the assessment and treatment of adults who have acquired communication difficulties as either in- or outpatients.

These communication difficulties with speech and/or language could arise as a result of a Stroke or other acquired neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, and Dementia.

A brief summary on the most commonly occurring types of acquired communication disorders has been outlined below:

Aphasia
Apraxia of Speech (AoS)
Dysarthria
Cognitive communication disorder (CCD)
General advice for conversation partners
Communication training
Resources

Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8BJ
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