Speech Pathology

The Speech Pathology Department at Osborne Park Hospital (OPH) provides assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders for adults. Services are available to both inpatients and outpatients.

OPH Speech Pathology Department Services

  • Inpatient rehabilitation wards
  • Day Therapy Unit for people over the age of 65
    • Day Hospital
    • Stroke Clinic
    • Parkinson’s Clinic
    • Memory Clinic
  • Community Outpatient service for people over the age of 18


OPH Speech Pathology Department Specialist Skills

  • Intensive group therapies for speech and swallowing
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for speech and swallowing
  • Videofluoroscopy analysis of swallowing


Inpatient Referrals

Inpatient referrals require medical governance and can be received via verbal / paged referral.


Outpatient Referrals

  • e-Referrals are not accepted.
  • GP referrals are required for all outpatients.
  • Referrals for voice disorders must include a recent report from an Ear Nose and Throat Specialists.
  • Referrals are not accepted for people with another funded speech pathology service to be eligible funded packages.
Last Updated: 19/04/2024