A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), commonly referred to as a Speech Therapist, specializes in helping individuals with dementia or memory problems. Our SLP will get to know your loved one and design a therapeutic program specifically for them. For the caregiver, we provide individualized training and education as well as providing information on community resources for additional support.
The SLP will work with you to develop strategies to help improve your family member’s quality of life and develop an effective means of communicating their wants and needs
Treatments may include but are not limited to:
Your SLP will work with you to decide if an Occupational Therapist (OT) or Physical Therapist (PT) would be helpful. They will work together to develop a comprehensive program for your loved one.
As dementia progresses, your loved one will require more support. Their needs can range from simply checking in with a daily phone call to needing 24-hour care. We will help you understand how much assistance your loved one needs.
Training will be provided to you. We will discuss your loved one’s progress, their safety, address your questions and concerns. It will be important to us that you understand our recommendations and how to work with the new tools we give you.
Your SLP will help you tap into many local and national organizations that can offer additional services.
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