ABOUT SPEECH THERAPY
Our Speech Pathology Team Help People Regain Confidence
Our Speech Pathology team provide assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and management in the areas of communication and swallowing.
We work with people who have difficulty communicating due to developmental disorders, brain injuries, learning disability, intellectual disability, dementia and hearing loss, as well as other problems that can affect speech and language.
Empower Speech Pathologists also help people who experience difficulties swallowing food and to drink safely with an aim to improve the independence and quality of life of our clients – helping clients live their lives the way they want.
Let our team help you manage one or more of the following communication and swallowing difficulties:
- Multimodal Communication
Communication Skill Services
Our Speech Pathologists are trained in leading evidence-based practices and use these therapies and techniques to support:
- Receptive, expressive or pragmatic language
- Motor Speech Disorders Dysarthria and Apraxia
- Literacy and phonological skills
- Articulation and clarity in speech
- Functional voice disorders
- Augmentative and alternative communication – using iPads, dedicated speech generating devices, Picture Exchange Communication System and signing.
Swallowing Support Services
We are here to support you and your family manage swallowing difficulties, whether it be coughing and or choking when eating and drinking, or difficulty with chewing and swallowing food or drink.
Our broad support and advice range includes:
- Environmental setup
- Independence and assistance
- Oral health
- Oral intake
- Structure and function
- Saliva management
OUR SERVICE COMMITMENTS TO YOU
We Understand Your Needs and Deliver
Rapid Response – that’s our service guarantee
We acknowledge all referrals immediately and appointments are confirmed within 48 hours.
Initial appointments completed within a short time frame of receiving referral.
Continuity of Care
With an 87% retention rate, your clients can enjoy the same clinician while receiving meaningful, ongoing care.
We update you on the same day or within 24 hours of the initial appointment.
Cost Effective Services
There are no hidden fees. Our pricing includes travel, treatment and documentation time.
Professional and Friendly Team
We take the time to get to know every consumer, allowing us to create meaningful care plans to support their life goals. We are experts in co-ordinating services provided through Home Care packages, NDIS funding and scheduling private consultations.
What our clients say about Empower Healthcare
I appreciate Jacqui’s approach and the respect she has shown this participant who has severe cognitive impairment. As always the staff at Empower are impressive!
Kim Garlick, Specialist Support Coordinator
I am so appreciative of Empower’s involvement with my daughter’s nursing support. I can finally step back as a carer to be a father and this has brought great joy and happiness.Jeff Trinder, father
OUR SERVICE REGIONS
Our extensive network of therapists are located throughout Australia to meet your needs. Our service regions include:
Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland
- Via Teletherapy
- Greater Metropolitan Perth and surrounds