Adult speech and language therapy (SALT)

The adult speech and language therapy (SALT) service support clients with acquired communication and swallowing difficulties. This may include those with stroke, brain injury, acquired progressive disorders, head and neck cancers, dementia, voice disorders. It offers assessment, specific advice and targeted therapy tailored to the client's needs. Therapy, if appropriate, may be offered in a one-to-one session, on a group basis or by training carers to support clients.

The team works closely with carers and other staff groups, such as doctors, occupational therapists, nurses and dieticians, offering assessment and advice.

Patient information

Contact our service in Havering

Adult speech and language therapy (SALT) service
South Hornchurch Health Centre
106 Southend Road
Rainham
RM13 7XJ

Tel: 0300 300 1688
Fax: 01708 576508
Email: sltadults.bdchs@nhs.net
Opening times: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

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Referrals

Please email - nelft.haveringreferrals@nhs.net. Clients with swallowing problems require medical, senior health professional or nursing referral. Voice clients must see an ear, nose and throat consultant prior to an appointment with the speech and language therapist. Clients with other communication difficulties can be referred by GP, consultant, member of their medical team, or by self-referral. Please refer to the For clinicians page for more information.