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Glossa: therapy for communication and swallowing (adults)

Location and Contact details

52 West Nooks
Yorkshire, North Riding
YO32 3FD

Telephone: 07764 999873


Type of organisation

  • Private Company Service

Descripton of organisation

  • Community Based Service

miles (straight line)
miles (approximate road distance)

Entry last updated

Jan 5, 2013

Further Details

Glossa is a Speech and Language Therapy Practice based in York, North Yorkshire. It offers specialist advice, assessment, therapy, training, support and facilitation for adults with acquired communication and swallowing difficulties and their families.
Difficulties with communication and swallowing may be as a result of injury, progressive disease or acute illness. Glossa has experience of working with clients who have difficulties due to various conditions including, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, parkinson disease, stroke, dementia and learning disability.
Glossa is also able to provide on-site training to raise awareness and to educate other professionals and carers about communication and swallowing difficulties.
The company's ethos is one of functionality and practicality aiming to help clients achieve a potential that they are happy and effective with.

Services available

ABI Specialist National Regional Local
Speech & Language Therapy yes no yes yes
Training (for clients/patients) yes yes yes yes
Training (for families/carers) yes yes yes yes
Training (for staff) yes yes yes yes
National = country wide, Regional = offering a service within 150 miles, Local = offering a service within 50 miles

This service adheres to the following Regulatory Frameworks / is affiliated to the following bodies:

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered
Member of The Royal College fo Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
Member of The Association of Speech and Language THerapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)

Referrals can be made by

GP yes
Consultant yes
Healthcare Professional yes
Self/Advocate/Family yes
Other professional eg Social Care/Case Manager yes

How are services paid for?

yes Publicly funded - individually commissioned
Regularly Sometimes Never
NHS noyesno
Social Care Services nonoyes
Jointly funded by NHS & Social Care Services noyesno

yes Privately funded (anyone can purchase)

Typical duration that a service is offered

All clients will need to be seen for assessment initially. A report with recommendations will then be provided which will outline a suggested care/therapy package.

This Service was mapped by Kent ABI Forum. See HERE for more information

Services available are defined by the following EHIG Rehabilitation Codes

For an explanation of the codings please click here


[Code 100]
Patient description
Medically stable, but permanent disability

Domiciliary, residential or nursing home, respite unit

Description of rehabilitation input
Life long prevention of avoidable complications involving residual physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural problems, on a domiciliary, outpatient or respite basis.

This service is defined by the NMDS (National Minimum Data Set) codes as:

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No Data for NMDS

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