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Dysphagia

Course Description:
Our dysphagia course provides an essential introduction to all staff working with young people with dysphagia. The course provides the theory to support their understanding of the condition, the symptoms and risks associated with dysphagia.

Course Outline: 

  • Understand what dysphagia is and the normal process of swallowing
  • Understand the complications of swallowing and the effects of this
  • Identify the range of professionals involved and the process of diagnosis of dysphagia
  • Look at the treatments for dysphagia
  • Look at nutritional support needs
  • Supporting the individual with dysphagia

Course Duration:
3hrs

Assessment:
The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

Certification:
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

Location:
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 15

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