At-Home Speech Therapy


Speech Therapy at Home

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.

The Importance of Speech Therapy to Home Health Care

Speech therapy is an invaluable component of home health care, offering a range of benefits and improvements for many individuals facing life-limiting illnesses.

Not only can speech impairments be uncomfortable, they also lead to isolation, difficulty with symptom management and care collaboration, nutrition complications, and more. With the guidance of an experienced speech-language pathologist or speech therapist, home care patients can maintain (or regain) their independence, confidently take on daily tasks, and preserve important connections with family and friends as well as their care team. Most importantly, at-home speech therapy allows home health patients to stay in the driver’s seat of their long-term care. Your speech therapist will help you regain your voice for vital decisions and essential conversations.


Benefits of Speech Therapy

Speech therapy can be a beneficial tool, as it helps build or maintain communication and speech skills. Speech therapy may help with:

Home Health Aide
Skilled Nurse
Physical Therapist
Speech Therapist
Medical Social Worker
Occupational Therapist


Our In-Home Speech Therapy Team

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.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a speech-language pathologist (SLP)?

A speech-language pathologist, also known as a speech therapist, is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders. They are trained to diagnose speech-related difficulties and help people reach their speech goals.

What is a speech-language evaluation?

A speech-language evaluation is a comprehensive assessment performed by a speech-language pathologist in order to determine if speech or language disorders are present. The purpose of an evaluation is to identify potential areas of difficulty, specific speech and/or language goals, and recommend the most appropriate speech therapy for individuals with communication needs.

What to expect during a speech-language evaluation?

During the speech-language evaluation, the speech-language pathologist will conduct various tests to measure hearing abilities, speech production and clarity, as well as language comprehension and expression skills. Furthermore, contextual information such as medical history will be reviewed in order to determine which areas need improvement, provide baseline data points on speech production levels, and formulate treatment goals moving forward. Ultimately, this information gathered during the speech-language evaluation helps identify the right speech therapy program that meets the patient’s individual needs and communication goals.


Locations Near You.

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.

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If you’re looking for in-home speech therapy services for your loved one, look no further than Traditions Health Care. Our knowledgeable and experienced therapists will work with your loved one to help them regain their ability to communicate effectively. Contact us today to learn more about our speech therapy services and how we can help your family.