Ruth Mead-Wellings

Speech and language therapist

15 - 20 years experience

About me

Ruth has 16 years experience, working with adult clients. She has a special interest in swallowing and swallowing disorders; offering latest assessments, therapies and technologies in her practice.

Ruth has extensive experience treating clients with oncology diagnoses at all stages of their journey. She can assist in managing concerns regarding:

  • Voice changes
  • Speech changes
  • Jaw mobility
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Secretion management
  • Cognitive changes that affect communication


Ruth works closely with other professionals to ensure holistic care.

Education, Qualtifications and Experience

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons), 2005

Extensive post graduate training in dysphagia assessment, management and rehabilitation.
Techniques include:

  • Videofluoroscopy
  • Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
  • Vital Stim
  • McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP)
  • Prophylactic treatment to maximise speech & swallow outcomes for people with head and neck cancer


Ruth has 10 years experience leading a speech and language therapy service in a large London private hospital. She is committed to offering bespoke, holistic care to each client.

Additional information
www.thespeechgroup.co.uk
Languages I Speak

English

Professional Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO)

Services & Prices

Speech & Language Initial Assessment £85.00

A thorough assessment of your medical history and the symptoms you are experiencing, resulting in a bespoke management plan and if appropriate, goals for treatment.

60 min

Speech & Language Follow-up £70.00

A planned session following your initial assessment with the speech and language therapist to track your progress and update your management plan.

45 min

Speech & Language Therapy: Is it for me? £25.00

A discussion around how speech & language therapy may assist in managing your symptoms.

20 min