Meet the Speech and Language Therapy Team

About the Team

Our highly specialist speech and language therapy team provide life-changing treatment and support for children and adults who have complex rehabilitation needs.

We provide highly specialised assessment and rehabilitation to people of all ages who have developmental and/or acquired speech, language, communication and swallowing difficulties.

We are specialists in the field of cognitive communication disorders and challenging behaviour and we provide treatment to support client’s with supported decision making and mental capacity assessments.

Tracey Dailly

Tracey Dailly

Director / Consultant Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Tracey qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1996 with a BSc in Speech and Language Pathology from Strathclyde University. She worked for the NHS initially specialising with children with complex additional needs and also adults with learning disabilities.

Tracey started working in 2011 in independent practice with children and adults with acquired brain injury.

Tracey’s special interest is in working with children and adults who have communication support needs with associated behaviours which are challenging to manage.

In addition to supporting clients with their communication difficulties Tracey also has extensive experience supporting clients with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

Specialisms

Adults, Pediatrics, Communication and Eating and Drinking.

Geographical area

Tracey is based near Wolverhampton and covers the Midlands and Wales.

Contact details

Phone: 07594618644 / 0330 2235477

E-mail: tracey@neurorehabgroup.com/office@neurorehabgroup.com

Rachel Moir

Rachel Moir

Director / Consultant Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Rachel is based in Manchester and covers the North West Region. She qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2008. Rachel worked in the NHS and left in 2013 to set up her own independent therapy practice.

Rachel has worked with children and adults with complex needs both in the community and in specialist rehabilitation facilities.

Rachel has a passion for working with people who have communication support needs and loves to embrace technology in all areas of her practice, offering Teletherapy when appropriate. She is experienced and qualified in treating dysphagia in both paediatrics and adults and is a certified McNeil Dysphagia Therapy clinician.  She brings expertise in the field of cognitive communication disorders  (high level language difficulties) and has a passion for supporting clients to improve their skills to participate in their social contexts with confidence.

Specialisms

Adults, Pediatrics, Cognitive Communication Disorders, Supported Decision Making and Mental Capacity and Dysphagia.

Geographical area
Rachel is based in Cheshire and covers the North West.
Contact details

Phone: 07751694869 / 0330 2235477

E-mail: rachel@neurorehabgroup.com/office@neurorehabgroup.com

Laura Broad

Laura Broad

Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Laura qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2014 with a BSc (Hons) in Speech and Language Therapy from City University London.

Since qualifying, Laura has worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for the NHS across various settings managing both pediatric and adult caseloads.

Laura has been working as an associate Speech and Language Therapist for Neuro Rehab Group since October 2014, supporting adults with communication difficulties in community and rehabilitation settings. Laura plays a key role in the assessment and intervention approach with children and vulnerable adults with mild to profound learning disabilities, strokes or brain injuries.

Laura completed her post-graduate dysphagia qualification in 2016. She is highly skilled in assessing and providing therapy for individuals with eating and drinking difficulties.

Specialisms
Dysphagia, Communication and AAC
Geographical area

Laura is based in Sale and covers the North West

Kit Clewley

Kit Clewley

Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Kit qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1996. She has over 20 years’ experience of working with adults who have communication and swallowing (dysphagia) difficulties

Kit has a special interest in the areas of group therapy, alternative and augmentative communication, progressive neurology and generalising communication skills from the clinic into everyday settings. Kit is committed to ensuring that the treatment she provides is innovative and underpinned by evidence-based practice. She is trained to provide Lee Silverman Voice Therapy, incorporates Neurologic Music Therapy into her practice and is a certified McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Programme provider. Kit is keen to use technology in her practice, advocating the use of smart tablet applications to support therapy and teletherapy where appropriate.

Specialisms

Adults, Dysphagia, Brain Injury, Group Communication Therapy, and AAC.

Geographical area
Kit is based in North Wales and covers the North West region.
Jayne Foxley

Jayne Foxley

Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience
Jayne qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1995 at Manchester Metropolitan University. Jayne worked for the NHS initially, specialising in children with learning disabilities and additional needs.

Jayne started independent work in 2006, supporting adults with learning disabilities, complex needs and behaviours that challenge and has an ongoing interest in working with these children and adults, some of whom have a background of developmental trauma. Jayne also works with children and adults who have an acquired brain injury. In addition to supporting communication, Jayne supports clients with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

Specialisms
Adults, Pediatrics, Communication and Eating and Drinking.
Geographical area
Jayne is based near Worcester and covers the Midlands.
Pat Mackay

Pat Mackay

Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Pat qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1988 with a BSc (Hons) in Clinical Communication Studies from City University, London. She worked within the NHS for 27 years, initially in a generalist post with children, adults with learning difficulties and adult neurology. She specialised in Adult Neurology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication, latterly working as part of an interdisciplinary team in a Neuro Rehabilitation setting in Wolverhampton for 23 years.

In 2018 Pat set up in independent practice and works as an associate for the Neuro Rehab Group.

Pat’s special interest is in working with adults who have communication support needs following acquired brain injury. She has extensive experience in supporting clients who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

Specialisms

Adults, Brain Injury, Group Communication Therapy, and AAC.

Geographical area
Pat is based near Bridgnorth, Shropshire and covers the Midlands and sometimes further afield.
Clare Barr

Clare Barr

Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Clare qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2014.

Clare specialises in treating children and adults with complex communication support needs, including working with individuals who present with behaviours that challenge services in the community and rehabilitation centres. She has a special interest in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). 

Clare is passionate about supporting clients who present with social communication challenges as a result of neurological damage, thus empowering clients to experience the positive quality of life and maintain relationships post-ABI.

Specialisms

Adults, Pediatrics, Brain Injury and AAC.

Geographical area
Clare is based in Prestwich and covers the North West England and Scotland.
Euan Robertson

Euan Robertson

Highly Specialist Speech and
Language Therapist

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Clinical experience

Euan is a driven and passionate Speech and Language Therapist with a BSc in Speech Pathology and Language Therapy from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.  With twenty years of experience in the field of SLT Euan is committed to maximising the communication potential of his clients by direct therapy, training of staff and building meaningful therapeutic relationships.  Euan has held Speech and Language Therapy posts in the independent/private sector, NHS and for charities.  This breadth of experience allows him to tailor his approach to best meet the needs of the clients he works with.

Euan is a licensed Talking Mats Trainer and is also trained in PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display) AAC system.

Specialisms

Pediatrics, Adults, Special Educational Needs (SEN), AAC and Assistive Technology.

Geographical area
Euan is based in Salford and covers the North West region. 
Charlie Douthwaite

Charlie Douthwaite

Highly Specialist Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience

Charlie qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2017 with a BSc (Hons) degree from the University of St. Mark and St. John. After qualifying, he began his career working for the NHS, managing adult caseloads in both community and acute settings.

In 2020, Charlie joined Elysium Healthcare. In his role as the Senior Speech and Language Therapist at Adderley Green Care Centre in Stoke-on-Trent, he primarily provided assessment, treatment and management advice for the communication and swallowing needs of adults with acute brain injuries. He also developed his skills supporting clients presenting in prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDOC), as well as clients with long-term tracheostomies. Furthermore, Charlie was responsible for regularly delivering communication and dysphagia awareness training to other professionals.

Charlie left Elysium at the beginning of 2023, having completed his core tracheostomy competencies and the Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Technique (SMART) accreditation. He continues to provide assessment, treatment and management advice for the communication and swallowing needs of clients, as well as training for family members and care providers. He is driven by his desire to achieve results with clients, guiding them towards positive outcomes, with the empowered support of their caregivers

Specialisms

Adults
Dysphagia
Communication
Tracheostomy
Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness

Geographical area
Charlie is based in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire. He typically covers the East Midlands, but is willing to travel further afield if necessary.
Caroline Gale

Caroline Gale

Highly Specialist Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience
Caroline qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1995 with a B Med Sci (Speech) hons from Sheffield University. She initially worked for the NHS before setting up in independent practice in 2019.

She has over 25 years of experience working with adult clients with acquired communication and swallowing difficulties as a result of Brain Injury, Stroke and Progressive Neurological Conditions.

Caroline has a special interest in motor speech disorders (dyspraxia) and stammering and is skilled in providing a range of speech and language therapy interventions tailored to her clients’ specific needs. She advocates a client centred and solution focused approach to therapy, working with clients and their communication partners to facilitate a positive communication experience, increase social participation, and improve quality of life. She is also vastly experienced in managing and treating eating/drinking and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).

Specialisms
Adults (Neurology), communication and dysphagia.

 

Geographical area
Caroline is based in East Staffordshire and covers the Midlands.

Erin Jarvis

Erin Jarvis

Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience

Erin has joined forces with the Neuro Rehab Group to offer expert witness services. She specialises in the field of paediatric brain injury and is qualified to assess and report on speech, language, communication, and dysphagia needs. 

Specialisms

Children, brain injury, communication, AAC

Geographical area
Erin is based in the Southwest but is happy to travel throughout the UK to carry out medico-legal assessments. 
Elicia Jones

Elicia Jones

Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience

Elicia qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2016 with a BSc in Speech and Language Pathology from the University of Strathclyde. Elicia initially worked in the private sector as an assistant in specialist schools before she began her work in the NHS since 2017 before re-commencing work in independent practise in 2022.

Elicia has a wide range of experience of working with adults who have multifaceted communication and swallowing (dysphagia) difficulties. Elicia thrives on opportunity to continually develop and enhance her clinical skills and knowledge, ensuring that the care and treatment she provides is underpinned by evidence-based practice at all times. She is trained in providing further instrumental assessment of swallowing and also providing specialist swallowing therapeutic treatment such as Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) and Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (Ampcare’s Effective Swallowing Protocol).

Specialisms
Adults dysphagia, Communication, Tracheostomy, Critical care
Geographical area

Elicia is based in Cheshire and covers the North West, including North Wales

Lisa Clunie

Lisa Clunie

Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience

Lisa qualified from Strathclyde University with a BSc. (Hons) in Speech and Language Pathology in 1998. She worked for the NHS within the particular fields of paediatrics (Hearing impairment) and Adults with Learning Disabilities.

Lisa’s special areas of interest are supporting individuals with communication needs to reduce communication barriers and she has a vast experience of providing support and intervention for individuals with eating and drinking difficulties.

Specialisms
Adults and paediatrics with communication and eating and drinking difficulties and inclusive communication.
Geographical area
Lisa lives near Glasgow and covers Scotland wide
Isobel Chick

Isobel Chick

Speech and Language
Therapist

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Clinical experience

Isobel qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist in 2017 with an MSc in Speech and Language Therapy from the University of Reading. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and is a certified member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists.

She has a special interest in the management of acquired communication disorders such as dysarthria, acquired apraxia of speech, cognitive communication disorder and aphasia, including supporting clients to implement and utilise Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) methods. Isobel is also a specialist dysphagia practitioner

Specialisms

Adult, communication, eating and drinking

Geographical area
Isobel is based in Warwickshire and is happy to travel throughout the midlands and sometimes further afield. 

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions about our services. Please get in touch and one of our team will be in contact with you.

Phone: 0330 2235477

E-mail: office@neurorehabgroup.com

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