Inpatient Voice Speech and Swallowing

A clinician examines a patient's ability to drink water during a therapy session.Inpatient Voice, Speech and Swallowing services are tailored to the needs of acutely ill patients who may be experiencing difficulty swallowing and/or who are unable to communicate their needs. Clinicians evaluate a patient's ability to eat and swallow safely using state-of-the-art technology to visualize the swallowing mechanism.

A broad spectrum of diagnostic and treatment modalities are available, including:

  • Videofluoroscopy
  • Fiber optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Passy-Muir Valve Evaluation
  • Aphasia/language Disorders
  • Cognitive/Linguistic Disorders
  • Speech/dysarthria