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Enhancing Voice Therapy for Older Adults: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Enhancing Voice Therapy for Older Adults: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted clinical practices across various fields, including speech-language pathology. The research article "Voice Therapy for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil" provides valuable insights into how practitioners adapted to new challenges and opportunities. This blog will highlight key findings from the study and offer actionable steps for practitioners to enhance their skills and improve outcomes for older adults.

Key Findings from the Research

The study involved a cross-sectional survey of 155 Brazilian speech-language-hearing therapists who provided voice therapy to older adults during the pandemic. The main findings are as follows:

Actionable Steps for Practitioners

Based on the research findings, here are some recommendations for practitioners to enhance their voice therapy practices:

Encouraging Further Research

While this study provides valuable insights, it also highlights the need for further research. Future studies should explore the long-term effectiveness of teletherapy and develop standardized protocols for remote voice assessments. Practitioners are encouraged to contribute to this growing body of knowledge by conducting their own research and sharing their findings.

To read the original research paper, please follow this link: Voice Therapy for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil.


Citation: Queiroz, M. R. G., Pernambuco, L., Souza, R. L. de, Arajo, A. N., Gomes, A. O. C., Silva, H. J. da, & Lucena, J. A. (2022). Voice Therapy for Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil. Journal of Voice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2022.10.007

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