Professional Profile

ESLA promotes excellence in clinical practice standards for Speech and Language Therapy, across all fields of practice in health, education, social care and public health/prevention.

From this page you can download ESLA's policies relating to  

  • Scope of Practice 
  • Guidelines for ethical practice
  • Position Statement on Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Research Resources

ESLA's Scope of Practice Statement 
and ESLA's Code of Ethical Practice

The Speech and Language Therapy profession provides public health advice, assessment, treatment, support, and counselling.

SLTs work with children and adults who experience difficulties with communication, speech and language, eating, drinking, swallowing and voice.

ESLA's statement on Scope of Practice presents this wide range of working roles and contexts.

You can download the ESLA Professional Profile HERE.

You can download ESLA's Code of Ethical Practice HERE.