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Using Talking Mats® to Facilitate Patient Feedback

We were delighted to receive this excellent poster from Lora Franceschi who used Talking Mats and the Visual CARE Measure to facilitate patient feedback in a rehab team. Lora works with the Speech and Language Therapy Rehab Team at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. The team combined the Visual CARE Measure with the Talking Mats technique […]

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Talking Mats as a business tool

  We have been exploring how Talking Mats can be used as a tool to support business – both a framework for interviews and appraisals.  Because it supports reflection, it is an ideal framework for employers to use with job candidates. The recruitment process is time consuming for organisations, and any errors at this stage […]

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Talking Mats as a Research Method

We are very grateful to Lauren Pettit and her colleagues from Pretoria, South Africa for sending us their published paper on a recent research project which used Talking Mats as a research method. The study’s aim was to describe and compare the views of adults with aphasia, their significant others and their speech and language […]

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Castle Hill High School supports pupil voice.

Castle Hill High School has seen the benefits of using Talking Mats to let pupils have their say and be involved in planning outcomes. Jenna McCammon, Speech and Language Therapist & Rebecca Highton, Speech and Language Therapy Assistant, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust explain how they are using Talking Mats at Castle Hill High School. Talking Mats […]

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Talking Mats training for families living with dementia

This blog summarises a project we have completed providing Talking Mats training for families living with dementia. A key aspect of the work done by Talking Mats is to find ways to improve communication for families living with long term conditions. In particular dementia is a long term condition where deterioration in communication will eventually affect […]

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