Speech Therapy

Speech TherapySpeech therapy includes treatment by licensed therapists for individuals who have developed speech, swallowing or cognitive problems typically following an injury or illness, as well as those with progressive disease that have a new onset of difficulty. Treatment plans are designed to effectively address each person’s communication and swallowing dysfunctions.

Benefits of Speech Therapy

  • Aids in functional communication skills
  • Aids in safe eating/swallowing
  • Helps with alternative communication needs
  • Educates patient and family on compensatory strategies and home programs

Elements of Speech Therapy

  • Improving verbal and nonverbal communication techniques, including the use of augmentative systems when necessary
  • Improving oral muscle strength and functioning for speech and swallowing
  • Learning listening and response strategies to improve communications
  • Learning adaptation skills if modified diet is required
  • Education on safe medication management practices
  • Assessing and treating changes in cognitive function

Conditions treated by Speech Therapy

  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s Disease and other Neurological Disorders
  • Anoxia (low oxygen)
  • Memory Loss (Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia)
  • Swallowing Difficulties

Testimonials

"Just a quick note of appreciation to everyone at the Seasons and Plum City Care Center for your care taken of Betty & Gerry H. these past years. Knowing that they were being well cared for was comforting when being able to get there regularly was challenging. Both Mom and Dad expressed their appreciation to us for the respect and care the staff showed them. Please let everyone know that their hard work does not go unnoticed and is greatly appreciated. Thank you as well for the specific care afforded Dad at his end of life. "
Jim H.

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