Speech pathology

Gender equity5

Who is eligible?

Anyone that:

  • Is over 18 years
  • Has a disability and is experiencing a communication and/or swallowing disorder
  • Is a carer

Home visits must be discussed with our team in the first instance.

Who is ineligible?

Anyone that:

  • Is funded by Work Cover or TAC
  • Lives in a residential aged care facility
  • Is aged 18-64 years and does not have a disability or is not a carer
  • Under 6 years of age
  • Needs intensive therapy services
  • Is aged 6-18 years and has a diagnosed disability
  • Has a permanent tracheostomy
  • Has laryngectomy

How to refer

64 and under

  1. Complete our patient referral form.
  2. Fax or email the completed form.

Fax: 03 9495 2599 
Email: service.access@merrihealth.org.au

65 and over (50 years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)

Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422. 

Tell them you want Merri Health as your preferred provider.