142- Speech Therapy in nursing homes

From The Nursing Home Abuse Podcast: For More Info, Go Here…

It goes without saying that the ability to communicate is important. However, communication for seniors in long-term care, expressing oneself is critical. Being able to communicate simple thoughts, like pain, hunger, thirst, or other desires can be life-saving.

This is why speech therapy is critical.

On this week’s episode, nursing home abuse attorneys Rob Schenk and Will Smith welcome Sena Crutchley, MA, CCC-SLP of the University of North Carolina Greensboro to discuss how speech therapy plays into nursing home care.

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