Communication Link Person (Children’s Services)

Examples of Practice

West Dunbartonshire Speech & Language Therapy service is managed by the Community Health & Care Partnership. Before this initiative, between 30% and 40% of referrals received by SLT from local Early Education & Child Care Centres were considered inappropriate, incomplete or unsuitable by an increasingly exasperated SLT staff. Educational services colleagues in turn felt frustrated and unsupported. This was unsatisfactory for all involved, especially patients/clients and carers

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