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This Dysphagia training course introduces the condition and promotes understanding of the implications and dangers when someone has difficulties with eating and swallowing.

This Dysphagia training session supports nutrition and hydration in health and social care.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Define the term Dysphagia
  • Describe the causes of Dysphagia
  • Demonstrate an understanding normal swallowing and abnormal swallowing
  • Be aware of the role of Speech and Language Therapy Team (SALT)
  • Be aware of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)
  • Be aware of the management for Dysphagia inc. guidance regarding food consistency
  • Be aware of risk management of dysphagia
  • Be able to identify risk factors and symptoms of Aspiration

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.