Aims to raise awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and common swallowing problems. The course looks at the causes and issues around eating and drinking, how to recognise the signs of dysphagia and equip with skills to be able to manage dysphagia safely including the making of thickened drinks and awareness of modified food textures.
• Describe, recognise possible swallowing problems
• List possible issues for people with dysphagia
• Gain an understanding of the IDDSI framework and any implications to the provision of food and drink
• Discover your role in reducing risk and demonstrate how to make thickened drinks to the correct consistency
Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.