Speech therapy is a vital and often overlooked need for home health care patients. Adult speech therapy can alleviate many of the negative impacts that come with speech and language difficulties such as social isolation and embarrassment. It can also reduce reliance on family members and risks associated with health conditions brought on by speech challenges like poor nutrition caused by difficulty swallowing. At Traditions Health, our in-home speech therapists provide individualized care plans tailored to each patient’s unique situation which create the best outcomes and improved quality of life.
Speech therapy can be a beneficial tool, as it helps build or maintain communication and speech skills. Speech therapy may help with:
Our in-home speech therapy team can provide a range of services based on the patient’s unique needs. These services include helping the patient communicate more effectively, providing emotional support, assisting with decision-making regarding treatment options, and teaching families how to better understand and cope with the changes that come along with serious illnesses. A speech-language pathologist or speech therapist should work closely with other members of the home care team to ensure that all aspects of care are addressed in an effective manner. This will ensure the patient and their family are able to receive the best possible care and support during this difficult time.
We understand the importance of having access to healthcare that meets you where you are. That's why Traditions Health continues to expand across the country to offer access to quality care for those in need. As we expand, we remain committed to the same values on which we were founded – prioritizing patient-focused, compassionate care, while building strong relationships in the communities we serve.