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Speech and Language

At Assure Health we have experienced and dedicated Speech and Language Therapists working within specialist teams to provide the best possible assessment and treatment.

Assure therapists are members of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the Health and Care Professions Council.

  •  Dedicated and experienced therapists who are used to assessing and treating a wide range
        of Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties.
  •  Therapists with extensive experience in a variety of therapeutic interventions and
        approaches.
  •  Well established relationships with a range of healthcare professionals such as GP's, ENT,
        Paediatricans as well as Professionals within Education, including teachers, SENCO's, 
        (Special Educational Needs Coordinators)
  •  Service providers to both the NHS and Education, on a short or long term basis, to help
        support departments in managing staff shortages.

NICOLA JENKINS BSC. HONS, MRCSLT, MHCPC

Our Speech and Language Therapist​ @Allenby

Nicola has extensive experience in the delivery of speech and language therapy services to both the NHS and private sector. She currently holds a part time NHS role within the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, specializing in neonatal feeding disorders including the interpretation of video swallow x-ray procedures. She works with a range of professionals such as Ear, nose and Throat Consultants, and Peadiatricans in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of speech, and language disorders.

Nicola has a number of school contracts providing weekly assessment and treatment programmes , including working with a multi disciplinary team for children with complex needs, using a variety of approaches such as PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction. Talk Tools. She is also trained to advanced level in the assessment and treatment of swallowing disorders in adults following stroke, Motor neurone disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease.

Assure Health

 

Our therapists provide

  • Individual 1:1 basis
  • Group therapy.
  • Advice to carers and other professionals such as teachers, special educational needs coordinators, medical colleagues.
  • Peer review.
  • Second Opinions.

Who do we work with?

Neonates through to school age children, adolescents and adults with a range of communication and or feeding, swallowing difficulties associated with; -

  • Genetic / Medical conditions.
  • Developmental delays.
  • Trauma.
  • Learning disability.
  • Acquired Neurological conditions such as Stroke, Parkinson's disease.
  • Motor Neuron Disease.

Where do we work?

  • In nurseries and schools.
  • Child development centres.
  • Communication units and colleges for further education.
  • Hospitals.
  • Rehabilitation centres.
  • Individuals homes.
  • Clinic based settings.
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