If you’re over 65, or you are a younger adult with a disability, our qualified speech pathologists can help you with swallowing, speech and eating problems.
Do I need a referral?
Yes. A GP or any other health professional can refer you to our service. Self-referrals are also accepted. This can be done via the My Aged Care service. Contact our intake department on 03 9575 5333 to find out more.
Am I eligible?
If you are an adult aged over 65, or a younger adult with a disability, you may be eligible to access our speech services.
Where do I go to access these services?
Our speech pathologists offer a home visiting service, as well as assessment at our treatment rooms in Bentleigh East and Cheltenham.
How much does speech therapy cost?
Starting at just $10, our speech therapy rates are extremely competitive. Fees will depend on a number of factors, including your income. Please contact us on 03 9575 5333 to find out more.
What about My Aged Care?
You may be referred to speech pathology as part of a My Aged Care assessment. This referral will be discussed with you and will be made with your permission.
Request a booking or callback or call us on 03 9575 5333 to find out more.
For information about our Paediatric (child) Speech Pathology services, click here.
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