Philosophy

Often people with communication and swallowing difficulties can be 'written-off' early in their recovery journey. If they were given time and support, then improvements can be gained. 

The logo for Speech Therapy Lincs Ltd includes a tree to represent this continued growth. Some branches may wither, yet new ones can grow. The tree inside the head represents the continued growth for the individual with communication and/or swallowing difficulties. 

 

The tree extends out of the head to represent how this 'new growth' also involves others, such as family members and friends. Your family and friends are encouraged to participate in your therapy journey.

About

Hi, I'm Rachel.

I'm a specialist speech and language therapist. I have worked across hospital and community services, including specialist neurorehabilitation units, stroke units and in people's own homes.  

I work with people with communication and swallowing difficulties from a range of conditions including stroke, brain injury, brain cancer, Parkinson's disease, Multiples Sclerosis and dementia. 

I have set up Speech Therapy Lincs Ltd so I can provide high-quality, person-centred care for people with communication and swallowing difficulties. I am based in Lincoln and will travel across Lincolnshire and east Nottinghamshire.  

In 2020, I have delivered lectures on communication and swallowing disorders to nursing and therapy students at the University of Nottingham and the University of Lincoln.  

In addition to working independently, I work in the NHS on a specialist neurorehabilitation unit for individuals with brain injuries. Due to the current situation with Covid-19,  I have chosen to increase my hours working at my NHS job. This means that I will take longer to respond to enquiries and it is better to contact me by email.  

Qualifications

Education

  • MSc Speech and Language Sciences, Merit (Hons), University College London

  • BSc Psychology, Class One (Hons), University of Sheffield

Membership

I am registered with the following bodies:

  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)

  • Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC) 

Training

I have attended the following courses recently:

  • Cervical Auscultation by Quest Training (This enables me to use a stethoscope to aid my swallowing assessments). 

  • Locked-In Syndrome Study Day by Royal Hospital for Neurodisability (This involved learning more about Locked-In Syndrome and speech and language therapy input for this condition). 

  • The Management of Complex Tracheostomy in Long Term Brain Injury by the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability (This involved learning more about tracheostomies and how this impacts swallowing). 

Rachel Clare, Speech and Language Therapist

Speech Therapy Lincs Ltd

Company registered number: 11965293 

Registered in England

94 Hewson Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 1RX

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