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Our Services Archive

Stroud MIIU – Remember to Book Before You Visit

Due to ongoing refurbishment work the Minor Injuries and Illness Unit (MIIU) at Stroud is currently closed to walk-in patients. We are still experiencing people arriving as walk-in patients and the Trust is asking potential visitors to the MIIU to book by calling NHS...

Stroke Unit at Vale highly commended by Community Hospital Association

Stroke Unit at Vale highly commended by Community Hospital Association

Vale Hospital in Dursley has been highly commended by the Community Hospitals Association (CHA) for their work setting up the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit. The unit – created in 2019 using 14 of the hospital’s 20 beds – was described as a ‘fantastic facility’ by judges...

How to keep yourself physically and emotionally safe

How to keep yourself physically and emotionally safe

With recent events in the news, you might be feeling more concerned about staying physically and emotionally safe and well. We've put together some useful information that you may find helpful. Street Safety Tips Here are some tips to help you improve your personal...

Team of the Week: Eating Disorder Service

Team of the Week: Eating Disorder Service

Our Team of The Week this week is our Eating Disorder Service. Operating from the Brownhill Centre, Cheltenham the service covers a broad offering including the community team, child and adolescent home treatment, and the adult day programme. Below is a brief...

Minor Injury and Illness Units (MIIUs) Opening Times Update

Following discussions with Gloucestershire County Council’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee our Trust is working to increase the opening times of its Minor Injuries and Illness Units, which had been reduced as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Care Home Support: Speech and Language Therapy

Care Home Support: Speech and Language Therapy

* Please be aware that the Care Home Support Team does not have a dedicated Speech and Language Therapist. What does a Speech and Language Therapist do? A Speech and Language Therapist can help people who are experiencing problems with: speaking understanding reading...

Care Home Support: Tissue Viability

Care Home Support: Tissue Viability

We offer support concerning Tissue viability in Care Homes. These policies are available to download below: Recommended Policies Wound management formulary 2019 Brief Formulary: Barrier Creams used in the CommunityThe NHS Improvement guide, Pressure Ulcers:...

Care Home Support: Medicines Management

Care Home Support: Medicines Management

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence(NICE) Guidance: Managing medicines in care homes NICE guidance (SC1, March 2014) looks at all aspects of medicines management in care homes - is available here Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians Care Home Pharmacists...

School nursing: Family issues

School nursing: Family issues

Stable relationships with friends, family and partners are important as they can influence your health and well-being.    Every family is different and they are made up of people who have different needs, ideas and ways of doing things. Sometimes this means...

Transition to adult care: Ready Steady Go

Transition to adult care: Ready Steady Go

In healthcare, we use the word transition to describe the process of preparing, planning and moving from children’s to adult services. We understand that moving away from a team of professionals that you have been with for many years can be scary but hopefully, by...

Influenza

Influenza

Flu vaccination programme 2019-20 The Gloucestershire Immunisation Service has been delivering the nasal flu vaccination programme to all children in reception through to year six in schools across Gloucestershire. For those children who either missed their...

Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio (DTP) Booster and Meningitis ACWY

Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio (DTP) Booster and Meningitis ACWY

Online Consent Form and School Schedule For a link to the Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio (DTP) Booster and Meningitis ACWY online consent form, please click here.  For the school based schedule (April 2019-July 2019), please click here. Patient Information Leaflets...

Health Visiting Food Diet and Exercise

Health Visiting Food Diet and Exercise

  NHS choices has information on formula feeding here Handy guides to portion size and diet are available for two age groups: For one and two-year-olds here For three and four-year-olds here The Change4Life Sugar Smart app is designed to show quickly and easily...

About Stammering

About Stammering

The British Stammering Association has a wide range of resources available. A link to the information section of their website is here Information and leaflets for parents of under-5s are available here Information and leaflets for parents with school-age children are...

Parent Child Interaction

Parent Child Interaction

A range of handouts for parents are available for download below: Achieving Joint Attention Attention and Listening Commenting Extending and Modelling Letting the Child Lead Offering Choices Signs and Gestures Taking Turns Using Simple Language      

Speech Sounds

Speech Sounds

Handouts for parents are available for download below: General Information When children learn sounds What can I do to help?

Contact us

Contact us

  Call 0300 421 8937 Email AdminILC@glos-care.nhs.uk Address Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service Independent Living Centre, Village Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England GL51 0BY Facebook Find us on Facebook

Useful Links

Useful Links

Below are links to sites offering information, advice and support from a range of regional and national organisations. I CAN - Children's communication charity Glosfamilies directory - Information, support and advice for families, children and young people Royal...

Training

Training

The Children’s Speech and Language Therapy Service currently offer a range of training courses for professionals working with primary aged children.Comprehension training covers The development of understanding of concepts, instructions, questions Factors affecting...

Falls Assessment and Education Service

Falls Assessment and Education Service

The Falls Assessment and Education Service aims to reduce the number of people falling or at risk of falling in Gloucestershire through effective falls prevention information, education, assessment and intervention.We have clinical specialist physiotherapists, each...

Community Physio

Community Physio

  Information for Parents and Families   Who are we?The Gloucestershire Community Children and Young People’s Physiotherapy Service aims to support children & young people with a range of conditions by providing them and their families with support,...

Inpatient Physio

Inpatient Physio

  Information for Parents and Families Who are we?As part of Gloucestershire’s Children and Young People’s Physiotherapy Service we have physiotherapists who work in the Children’s Centre in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. These physiotherapists aim to support...

Accessing our services

Accessing our services

  Children's Physio Direct0300 421 6980Parents, young people and children in Gloucestershire have access to advice through Children’s Physiotherapy Direct. A qualified children’s physiotherapist will provide a telephone assessment, advice and onward referral if...

Special Schools

Special Schools

  Information for Families and Carers Who are we?As part of Gloucestershire’s Children and Young People’s Physiotherapy Service we have physiotherapists who work in specials schools across the county. These physiotherapists aim to support children & young...

Macmillan Next Steps Cancer Rehabilitation

Macmillan Next Steps Cancer Rehabilitation

Next Steps is an NHS specialist cancer rehabilitation service which supports anyone living in Gloucestershire who has been diagnosed with breast, colorectal or prostate cancer.  What does the service offer? You will be invited to attend an initial 3 hour ‘Take...

Adult Speech and Language Therapy

Adult Speech and Language Therapy

Speech and Language Therapists provide assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing difficulties in a variety of locations across Gloucestershire. Therapists support inpatients and outpatients and may also provide home visits in exceptional circumstances....

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