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Children's Speech & Language Therapy Service - Chesterfield Royal Hospital Nhs Foundation Trust

A specialist service for children experiencing speech, language and communication difficulties and/or difficulties achieving safe eating and drinking.

The service is delivered through families, carers and/or other key workers who require specialist support or advice to support a child to participate as fully as possible in everyday life.

Address details Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust The Den Calow Derbyshire S44 5BL
Telephone 01246 514509 crhft.cts@nhs.net Website address www.chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk

Age groups

Birth To 18 years

This provider is open during:
All Year

Additional cost or availability information

The service can take place in a variety of community settings across North Derbyshire including:

- The Child Development Centre (The Den) at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

- Local Health Centres

- Mainstream schools and nurseries

- Special school settings

- Families homes

Service offered to children and young people up to aged 18, or aged 19 if in full-time education

Eligibility information

Eligibility:

Children (aged 0-18 yrs) who are registered with a North Derbyshire GP, and are normally living in North Derbyshire.

Referral:

The Service has an open referral system, which means that any key person in the child's life is able to refer, as long as the child's legal guardian has given permission. This is why there must be a parent/carer signature on the referral form.

Referral form and checklist completed by health or education staff must be discussed with parents and parental signature giving consent. Referral form can be completed by parents/those with parental responsibility.

Transition arrangements:

− Following discussion with parents/carers the SLT will refer children to other support services as appropriate.

− Speech and language therapy will contribute to the Transition planning coordinated by the child's school.

Referral information

  • By Parents Or Family
  • Via Gp Or Other Health Professional

Additional Needs area of experience

The provider has indicated that they have experience and/or training in the following additional need. Please contact them for more information.

Language/communication needs,

Providers can update their information in the provider portal.