Welcome to the adults speech and language therapy service (SALT) for the Tameside and Glossop area.
We offer speech and language therapy to those over the age of 16 who have difficulties with communication, swallowing, voice production, or stammering. Our service covers all of Tameside and Glossop including patients in Tameside Foundation Trust Hospital.
We also offer a specialist service to children who have voice problems or stammer from any age.
Where is the service delivered?
We provide a service in a variety of settings, depending on individual need. We see people in their own homes, nursing and residential homes, in Tameside Foundation Trust Hospital, intermediate care settings such as Shire Hill Hospital, Pennine Care in-patient wards, and our speech therapy department.
Our Health Professionals Council registered speech and language therapists (SALT) offer a specialist service in a range of communication and swallowing difficulties, these include;
To access the service:
Before your visit
Please think about the issues you are having with your speech and what questions you want to ask. If you are experiencing swallowing difficulties you may want to keep a record of the types of food or drink that cause problems.
You will be contacted by phone or sent an appointment letter, if you wish to discuss the time or date of your appointment please contact us.
During your visit
Your (or your child’s) individual needs will be assessed by a speech and language therapist. Advice, treatment options and the next steps in your care will be discussed with you. You will be given contact details for the therapist(s) involved in your care.
After your visit
Please do not hesitate to contact the service if you have any questions, or would like to discuss any aspect of your care.
Tel No 0161 922 5158
Fax No 0161 922 5156
We are open between 8.30 and 4.30 each weekday.
We are located close to the Darnton Road entrance to Tameside Foundation Trust Hospital, the entrance opposite Ashton Sixth Form College. No parking is available immediately next to the department but the hospital has a number of public pay and display car parks, the nearest being the multi-storey car park on Fountain Street. Alternatively, parking is available on Arundel Street.