They're effective, uncomplicated and affordable. Always worth exploring. If an electronic communication aid is considered necessary, they are able to be obtained through the Victorian Aids and Equipment Program.
As we age, we become more liable to a number of conditions that can affect our communication.
We assess each client's individual needs and tailor a solution that works for them. In the spirit of Anne McDonald, we believe that everyone should have the ability for a great quality of life and so we remove the barriers they have to communication with however many tools or strategies they need.
Our therapists have written a book called Getting the Words Out covering communication techniques which may be helpful for older people. It was specifically designed for nursing home residents, but the interactive strategies described in it are applicable to anyone with similar problems, regardless of where they live.