Dysphagia Training

Aims

This dysphagia training course aims to raise awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and common swallowing problems.

The course will look at the common causes of swallowing difficulties and how to help reduce the risk of choking.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Dysphagia Training Course Summary

  • Causes of dysphagia and common swallowing problems
  • The anatomy of swallowing
  • How to recognise when someone is having difficulty swallowing
  • Reducing risk of choking
  • Knowing when to escalate and refer to a specialist
  • Privacy, dignity and respect
  • Alternatives to oral feeding

Training FAQ's

Where Do You Deliver The Training?

We can cover the whole of the UK, we also have our own venues in the Midlands and London. We are also able to deliver theory only sessions virtually using Zoom.

How Do You Deliver The Training?

We will deliver the training at your premises for a group of up to 12 delegates, we also offer open courses for individuals which can be booked below if available.

Who Is This Training For?

This training is for anyone working within the health and social care sector.

How Many Can Attend Training?

We will run this course for a maximum of 12 delegates – however for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

Who Will Conduct The Training?

One of our expert clinical tutors, these are either Nurses or Doctors with an abundance of clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands!

We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

DURATION

This course lasts approximately 3 hours.

CERTIFICATION

Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.

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