Speech pathologists assess and manage patients with communication and swallowing problems.
Communication problems can include:
Swallowing problems can include:
Our speech pathology services are available to patients who have swallowing or communication problems, when they are in hospital or rehabilitation.
This clinic is for patients with:
We run clinics for:
If you are in hospital, and your care team has been managing your communication and swallowing problems, you may need to attend one of our clinics once you leave hospital. Your care team will organise a referral for you.
Speech Pathology services are available to all Austin Health patients.
Requests from external healthcare providers are considered on a case by case basis for specialist speech pathology services that are not available in the community, such as our swallowing and voice instrumental assessment clinics.
General enquiries: 03 9496 5549
Outpatient enquiries: 03 9496 2243
Fax: (03) 9496 2947
Open hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm
Level 3, Lance Townsend Building
145 Studley Road,
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
Heidelberg West Victoria