Home Health Care for Adults: A Tutorial for SLPs Today, the settings in which a speech-language pathologist (SLP) can practice are as varied as the patients served. From the skilled nursing facility to outpatient treatment to acute care, SLPs provide services in more settings than ever before. One setting that is growing in need is the home health setting. ... Article
Article  |   January 01, 2013
Home Health Care for Adults: A Tutorial for SLPs
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  • Megan L. Malone
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Gentiva Health Services, Akron, Ohio
  • Jennifer Loehr
    Encompass Home Health Services, Austin, Texas
  • Disclosure: Megan L. Malone has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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  • Disclosure: Jennifer Loehr has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Healthcare Settings / Practice Management / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   January 01, 2013
Home Health Care for Adults: A Tutorial for SLPs
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2013, Vol. 18, 7-13. doi:10.1044/gero18.1.7
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2013, Vol. 18, 7-13. doi:10.1044/gero18.1.7

Today, the settings in which a speech-language pathologist (SLP) can practice are as varied as the patients served. From the skilled nursing facility to outpatient treatment to acute care, SLPs provide services in more settings than ever before. One setting that is growing in need is the home health setting. The home health setting provides many benefits to an SLP and to the patients receiving services.

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