Speech-Language Pathology: Enhancing Quality of Life for Individuals Approaching Death This article addresses the role of speech-language pathologist in hospice settings. Suggestions for intervention and rehabilitation approaches are provided across the SLP scope of practice. Case studies are used to detail the vital role of the SLP in end of life care. ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2013
Speech-Language Pathology: Enhancing Quality of Life for Individuals Approaching Death
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  • Gloriajean Wallace
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Disclosure: Financial: Gloriajean Wallace is a Professor Emerita at the University of Cincinnati.
    Disclosure: Financial: Gloriajean Wallace is a Professor Emerita at the University of Cincinnati.×
    Nonfinancial: Gloriajean Wallace has published articles in this subject area that are referenced in this article.
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Older Adults & Aging / Healthcare Settings / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2013
Speech-Language Pathology: Enhancing Quality of Life for Individuals Approaching Death
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, October 2013, Vol. 18, 112-120. doi:10.1044/gero18.3.112
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, October 2013, Vol. 18, 112-120. doi:10.1044/gero18.3.112

This article addresses the role of speech-language pathologist in hospice settings. Suggestions for intervention and rehabilitation approaches are provided across the SLP scope of practice. Case studies are used to detail the vital role of the SLP in end of life care.

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