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Health alert: COVID-19

COVID-19 Alert: We are currently at GREEN traffic light level - there is no restriction for coming to hospital to receive healthcare. Visitors are currently welcome at Metro South Health facilities, and are asked to help keep patients safe by maintaining physical distancing where possible and practising hand hygiene. See visitor restrictions and the latest Queensland Government information. [18 January 2023].

Speech Pathology

at Beaudesert Hospital

Speech pathologists are health professionals who work in various areas of the hospital to assist people who have communication or swallowing impairments as a result of certain contditions, including:

  • stroke
  • neurological conditions
  • head and neck cancer
  • degenerative diseases
  • ageing
  • paediatric feeding.

Our specialist services include:

  • assessment, diagnosis and management of patients with acquired disorders of swallowing, language, speech and voice and those with tracheostomies
  • individualised therapy and group therapy programs
  • prescription of non-verbal communication aids
  • education programs and for patients and families regarding communication and swallowing.
Last updated 30 October 2017
Last reviewed 19 October 2016