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Programs & Services


Speech and Language Services

Provides assessment, treatment, programs, and education for children and adults who have, or are at risk of developing, communication delays or disorders. Assessment and treatment of swallowing problems is also offered.

This service provides:

  • assessment (individual and group)
  • treatment (individual and group)
  • intervention
  • consultation
  • follow-Up
  • education and training, and in some cases Telehealth

Services are provided in office, schools, hospitals, through home-based services to Home Care clients or through Telehealth. Hospital-based services are available to adults at the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie. Intensive services are offered to patients of the 5 North Rehabilitation Unit. A Doctor's order is required for Inpatient referrals.

Contact Details

Fort Vermilion Community Health Centre

Address
4804 50 Street
Fort Vermilion, Alberta
T0H 1N0
Telephone
780-927-6426
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
speech-language pathologists (SLPs), speech-language therapy assistants(SLPAs)
Service Access

Referrals:

  • Inpatient programs and swallowing issues reqire a physician referral.
  • Outpatient programs can be referred to by  self,  parent, caregiver, teachers, physicians, public health, homecare, and rehabilitation staff.

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Wait Times

The waiting list depends on the type of service. Wait time for non priority services can be up to 3-4 months.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations