Speech-Language Pathology: A Home Care Viewpoint The prevalence of home health care has expanded greatly over the past decade and so has the caseload of the speech-language pathologist (SLP) working with the homebound patient. Home health care is now the fastest growing segment of health care services (American Federation of Home Health Agencies, 1998). The ... Viewpoint
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Speech-Language Pathology: A Home Care Viewpoint
 
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  • France-Helene Weindling
    Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • Contact author: France-Helene Weindling, MS, 1040 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028. Email: fhwein@aol.com
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Viewpoint
Viewpoint   |   May 01, 2000
Speech-Language Pathology: A Home Care Viewpoint
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 2000, Vol. 9, 99-106. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0902.99
History: Received August 6, 1999 , Accepted March 20, 2000
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, May 2000, Vol. 9, 99-106. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0902.99
History: Received August 6, 1999; Accepted March 20, 2000
Author’s Note
Special thanks to the administration of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York for allowing the use of patient-related information and particularly to Roger Herr, Manager of Rehabilitation Services for his encouragement and support. Thanks are also due to Mary Boyle, Director of Communication Disorders, The W. M. Burke Rehabilitation Research Institute, without whose inspiration this chart review would not have occurred. The author is grateful to the reviewers for their comments and suggestions on previous versions of this paper.
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