Who is our service for?
Children and young people up to the age of 16 years-old, or 18/19 years-old if in special school.
How do we help?
The Speech and Language Therapy Service provides assessment, diagnosis, advice, and therapy for children and young people with all types of communication difficulties or difficulties feeding and swallowing.
Speech and language therapists also work within children’s centres with an emphasis on health promotion.
Who can refer into our service?
There is an open referral system. Anyone can refer, including parents or self referral. Referrals from professionals will be accepted with the consent of the person/parent.
Where is the service provided?
The service is provided from community clinics, in primary, secondary and special schools, nurseries and pre-school settings, hospital, and in patients’ own homes.
The setting is determined by the age of the child and the nature of the difficulty being treated.
When is the service available?
Generally, the service is provided Monday - Friday 9.00 - 17.00 with flexibility in treatment times offered, dependent on patient need.
This is not an emergency service, and no out-of-hours service is
However, a message can be left on the answering machine at any time and
the service will reply to you as soon as possible.
Alternatively, questions, comments or messages can be left at the e mail
How do you contact us?
Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre,
Tel: 01384 321375