This dysphagia training course aims to raise awareness and knowledge of dysphagia and common swallowing problems.
Your staff will learn the common causes of swallowing difficulties and how to help reduce the risk of choking.
This course is vital for any staff working with individuals for suffer with swallowing difficulties.
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 the risk of choking
- Knowing when to escalate and refer to a specialist
- Privacy, dignity and respect
- ISSDI framework
- Alternatives to oral feeding
Where Do You Deliver The Dysphagia 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 dysphagia 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 Dysphagia 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 tutors, these all come 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.
DURATIONThis course lasts approximately 3 hours.
CERTIFICATIONDelegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.