Speech Pathology Acute Services - Paediatric Services

What service is provided?

The service is for inpatient and outpatient pre-school children (ages 0 – 6 years) with a primary speech and/or language difficulty as a result of a medical reason, or a primary feeding difficulty.

The aims of the service are to provide early identification and management of difficulties in the child's developing feeding and communication skills.

This service will be provided to both inpatients and outpatients, and involve a thorough diagnostic assessment and management of the infant/child's oral motor and swallowing skills, development of feeding and communication skills, and the infant-caregiver feeding and communication relationship.

Contact
  • Address:

    University Hospital Geelong
    Allied Health, Heath Wing Level 2, Bellerine St, Geelong 3220

  • Contact Hours:

    8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday

  • Phone Number:

    4215 0826

Traditional Owners

We, Barwon Health, acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.