Multilingual communication in Speech Language Therapy
Publication of Innovations in Care
S. Twilt, C.A.M. Neijenhuis, J. Thije,ten, R. Graaff,de | Conference contribution | Publication date: 06 September 2023
Multilingualism can both enrich and complicate interactions in health care. Several studies point out that language differences between care providers and patients can lead to less access to and lower quality of care. More specifically, challenges regarding communication, mutual understanding and shared decision making are often present in health care situations.
Author(s) - affiliated with Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences