SPOT4YOU - Adults - Additional InformationAdditional information about our adult-orientated services.

Full List of Service Options

SPOT4YOU is able to provide fully tailored packages for all of our adult clients. We are very happy to discuss your individual needs with you, and provide specific costing depending on what is needed, how much time it will require and how many people will receive services. Below is a general outline of some of the adult services available. If there is anything not listed you would like to discuss, please contact us and we will be happy to provide a quote.

Adult Swallowing/Eating Assessment and Management

Speech Pathology assessment for adults who have difficulty with swallowing/eating (Dysphagia). A full report with safety guidelines, texture advice and recommendations/strategies will be provided. Ongoing management of clients can be provided in order to monitor and manage changes in symptoms, degenerative diseases etc.

Adults Speech Pathology (SP) or Occupational Therapy (OT) Assessment

Full SP or OT assessment for adults – assesses a full range of SP and OT areas, including:

SP:
  • Receptive and Expressive Language (eg Aphasia)
  • Speech (eg. Apraxia/Dyspraxia, Dysarthria)
  • Voice
  • Fluency
  • High Level Language/Cognition
  • Reading/Writing/Literacy
OT:
  • Activities of daily living assessment (eg dressing, toileting, cooking)
  • Memory/Processing
  • Equipment needs/prescription
  • Pressure sore assessment/risk assessment
  • Sensory assessment
  • Visual perceptual skills assessment post stroke (eg neglect)
  • Home modifications needs assessment

Adult SP or OT Individual Therapy

Therapy in nursing home/hospital, at home or clinic-based individual therapy sessions targeting SP and OT areas include:

SP:
  • Receptive and Expressive Language (eg Aphasia)
  • Speech (eg Apraxia/Dyspraxia, Dysarthria)
  • Voice
  • Fluency
  • High Level Language/Cognition
  • Reading/Writing/Literacy
  • Augmentative and Alternative communication
OT:
  • Activities of daily living therapy (eg dressing, toileting, cooking)
  • Memory/Processing
  • Pressure sore management
  • Manual handling
  • Energy conservation strategies
  • Falls prevention
  • Sensory issues
  • Visual perceptual skills (post stroke) - eg neglect
  • Prescribing equipment such as wheelchairs in nursing homes
  • Home modifications

Adult SP or OT (eg Aphasia) Group Therapy

Group therapy for adults in nursing homes/hospital or clinic-based therapy sessions, where there is more than one client with similar difficulties.

Adult Communication Workshops for Staff, Family Members and/or other Interested Parties

Communication workshops for staff, volunteers, family and/or other community members covering communication with adults with complicated communication difficulty. Topics can be changed to suit the needs of your organisation.

Topics could include:
  • Strategies for working with clients with receptive and expressive language difficulty
  • Strategies for working with clients with speech difficulty
  • Supportive communication strategies for all communication difficulties
  • Augmentative and alternative communication

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