Videofluoroscopy for swallowing deficits

Videofluoroscopy for swallowing deficits is available for all people residing within the Southern Health catchment.

Cost

  • none for public sub-acute clients
  • cost covered by Veteran’s Affairs for eligible clients
  • sub-acute clients who opt to use private cover individually billed and rebate cheque accepted as full payment
  • community clients bulk billed through Medicare

Where

  • Speech Pathology at Kingston Centre, Warrigal Road, Cheltenham. Tel. 9265 1255

When

  • on ‘as needs’ basis for the client, with consideration of availability of radiographer and speech therapists at Kingston centre coordinated by medical ancillary

Referral

  • Kingston x-ray referral form or a letter from the client’s GP to Speech Pathologist
  • T: 9265 1255 - speech pathology, Kingston Centre, Warrigal Road, Cheltenham