Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Dysphagia service delivery by speech-language pathologists in Canada: Results of a national survey

Author(s) Jennifer Barker
Pat Buen
Rebecca French
Adele Fedorak
Shelley Irvine Day
James Lapointe
Leona Lewis
Carolyn MacKnight
Susan McNeil
Julie Valentine
Linda Walsh
Catriona M. Steele
Cameron Allen
Volume 31
Number 4
Year 2007
Page(s) 166-177
Language English
Keywords dysphagia
Abstract In 2006, a committee was formed to develop a new position paper on dysphagia (swallowing disorders) for the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA). In the course of their work, the committee conducted an electronic survey of Canadian speech-language pathologists who practice in the area of dysphagia. The survey explored the contexts in which dysphagia services are provided and identified trends and issues in dysphagia service delivery across Canada. The results of this survey, completed by 396 speech-language pathologists, are reported in this article.

La prestation de service d’orthophonie à des personnes dysphagiques au Canada : résultats d’une enquête nationale

En 2006, un comité a été formé pour élaborer un nouvel énoncé de position sur la dysphagie (troubles de déglutition) pour l’Association canadienne des orthophonistes et audiologistes (ACOA). Dans le cadre de son travail, le comité a sondé par voie électronique des orthophonistes canadiens qui exercent dans le domaine de la dysphagie. Cette enquête a exploré le contexte dans lequel les services de traitement de la dysphagie sont offerts et a relevé des tendances et des problèmes dans la prestation de ces services au Canada. Les résultats du sondage, auquel 396 orthophonistes ont répondu, sont présentés dans cet article.
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