SLTs work with adults with a range of difficulties and diagnoses:
- communication or eating and swallowing problems following neurological impairments and degenerative conditions, including stroke, head injury, Parkinson’s disease and dementia
- head, neck or throat cancer
- voice problems
- mental health issues
- learning difficulties
- physical disabilities
- hearing impairment
SLTs work in a range of settings, such as hospital wards, outpatient clinics, care homes and clients’ homes.
Referring to Speech and Language Therapy
In Forth Valley, Speech and Language Therapy services have an open referral policy.
This means that requests for assistance are welcome from anyone, for example: consultant, GP, social worker, care home manager, parent, carer or an individual.
Referrals can be made by contacting the department:
Speech and Language Therapy
Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Phone: 01324 566591
Self Management of Care
Speech and language therapy is committed to supporting clients and carers with managing communication, language and eating and drinking problems safely and independently whenever possible.
Giving Feedback and Raising Concerns
Speech and language therapy aims to deliver a high standard of service, and we are always looking for ways to improve.
Comments, issues or concerns should be shared with individual therapists in the first instance. If you would like to submit feedback or comments please use our Feedback Form.
- Enter the hospital through the main entrance.
- Walk past the shops.
- Go through the automatic doors and continue past the seating area.
- Straight ahead are doors with a large letter A on the wall. This is the Therapy Area.
- Go through the next set of doors and take a seat in the waiting room.
- A Speech & Language Therapist will come and collect you.
If you get lost – go to the Reception at the main entrance and ask them to telephone the speech therapy department on extension 66591.