We feel we have achieved our life work goals!! To be asked to present at a Case Management Conference on how to deliver a gold standard service we feel shows the level of service we offer. Read more to find out about our clients journey and why we were asked to present. Read more >
Speech Advance provides specialist speech and language therapy to adults with acquired speech, language, communication and swallowing difficulties, as a result of a wide variety of neurological conditions.
- Parkinson’s (PD)
- Motor neurones disease (MND)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Huntington’s disease (HD)
- Traumatic brain/ head injury
- Brain surgery/tumor
- Other degenerative/ neurological disorders
What we offer?
Assessment and therapy are generally provided face-to-face within the clients home or place of residence in the Staffordshire, Shropshire and surrounding areas. The service prides itself on offering treatment that is evidence based and client centred. Speech Advance will cater for each individual providing a variety of the following as requested:
- Assessment of speech, language and/or communication using formal and informal assessments
- Assessment of swallowing function
- Speech and Language Therapy diagnosis
- Evidence based therapy plans
- Client centred therapy plans
- Client centred goal setting
- Family information, support and advice
- Referral for objective swallowing assessments
- Formal reports and /or letters to other agencies
- Lee Silvermann Voice Therapy (LSVT)
Speech Advance aims to offer therapy to achieve each clients potential in a friendly and open context. We are happy to discuss other service requirements. If you do have any queries, require more information about speech and language therapy or would like to arrange an appointment please contact today.
What to expect?
Following a free initial telephone consultation, we will be able to advise whether independent speech and language therapy is the best option for you. If you decide to go ahead with speech and language therapy, you will be seen in your own home. The initial appointment will usually be for an assessment of the communication/swallowing difficulty and the number of treatment sessions will vary largely between each client depending on their needs.
What do we charge?
We offer you a free initial consultation over the phone to discuss your needs.
Initial Assessment from £125 per hour
Accurate diagnosis is essential for planning appropriate therapy. A range of formal (standardised) and informal assessments will be used as appropriate to form a diagnosis.
Therapy Session from £80
A standard therapy session normally lasts between 45 minutes and 1 hour. This is the time spent with the client and family. The fee also includes time spent outside the consultation in preparation of material and planning.
Travel costs are charged at £40 per hour and 50p per mile.
Attendance at Case Conferences, Multi-Disciplinary Meetings and other related discussions will be charged £80 per hour.
Additional requests, for reports, letters and/or phone calls will be charged per item.
If you have any queries or require more information with regards to costs please do not hesitate to contact.
How to make an appointment?
Please ring or email us today and we will contact you for your free initial telephone consultation and to arrange an appointment that’s convenient for you!
Speech Advance were honoured to be invited to speak at Parkinson's in the Marches Conference. What a successful day it was!! We thoroughly enjoyed it! Read more >
Speech Advance are pleased to announce they will be presenting at a conference on Sunday 8th August in Oswestry, for an amazing local organisation, called Parkinsons in the Marches. Take a look at their website, get involved and come along! Read more >
Whilst it's not the start of the year we had hoped for, all of us at Speech Advance wish you all a very happy new year! Despite last year bringing changes to the way we deliver therapy, we still saw client's making huge improvments, achieving amazing goals and exceeding our expectations!! We will continue in 2021 to thrive to deliver the best therapy possible with an aim, as always, to help client's achieve their potential! Here's to 2021!!!! Read more >
We rarely share the compliements we receive about our services and we're aware we really should do more often. Today we received an email which nearly bought us to tears. Take a look at the sincere thanks they sent... Read more >