Speech and Language Therapy Support Workers work with Speech and Language Therapists to help clients overcome speech, language and swallowing problems. They work directly with a range of client groups, such as:
- people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties or mental health problems
- people recovering from illness or a medical condition such as a stroke or brain injury
In NHSScotland, Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker work in hospitals, nurseries, schools and community clinics. Sometimes they visit patients at home.