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Hospital Patient Folder

We work with adults of all ages who might have problems with:

  • Speaking clearly (dysarthria or dyspraxia)
  • Understanding speech or written words (aphasia)
  • Expressing themselves through speech or writing (aphasia)
  • Eating/drinking and swallowing (dysphagia)
  • Fluency (stammering)
  • Voice

These can arise as a result of:

  • Stroke/head injury
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Neurological conditions (e.g. Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s)
  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Learning disability
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Mental health problems

We work closely with the local Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland Volunteer Stroke Services.

How to access our services

Anyone can refer directly to our service.  Adults are usually referred by Consultants, GPs, Social Workers etc.  We also accept self-referrals.