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Speech Therapy

Phone: +61 (03) 5722 5555
Email: speech@nhw.org.au
Community Care Centre
4 – 12 Clark Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677
Monday to  Friday – 8.30am to 4.30pm 

Speech PathologyIf you or someone you know has communication and/or swallowing difficulties then a speech pathologist may be able to help. Our experienced team provide assessment and therapy services for a range of communication and/or swallowing disorders, including:

  • Production of speech sounds – for example, difficulty pronouncing the sounds in words
  • Understanding language – for example, difficulty following instructions or understanding questions
  • Using language – for example, difficulty forming sentences or trouble finding words
  • Voice quality – for example, trouble with your voice quality
  • Dysfluency assistance – for example, stuttering behaviour
  • Swallowing – for example, difficulty chewing, food getting stuck in your throat or coughing when eating and/or drinking.

More Information

This service is available to all ages and can be accessed through:

  • Northeast Health Wangaratta hospital (inpatients)
  • Community Care Care
  • Residential Aged Care Facilities (if appropriate)
  • NHW is a registered provider for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), TAC and Work Cover.

Referrals: Anyone can make a referral to this service including all healthcare professionals, you or your carer. For self-referrals, a health summary from your GP should be included.

Community Care Intake Advisor
Phone: +61 (03) 5722 5679
Email: ccia@nhw.org.au
Fax: +61 (03) 5722 0419

Referral forms are available:

Waiting Times: All referrals to this service will be assessed and prioritised according to your care needs.

Cost: We offer both Government-funded and client-funded services. Fees are kept to the minimum amount and will vary between programs. Information regarding relevant fees will be provided to you individually.

Useful Links

Speech Pathology Australia

National Stroke Foundation

Australian Aphasia Association

National Relay Service