Dysphagia Awareness, Care and Exploring Modified Diets

Aims to: Improve responses to the needs of adults with swallowing difficulties

Learning objectives:

  • Understand what Dysphagia is and how it occurs
  • Be aware of the signs and symptoms of Dysphagia
  • Be aware of problems caused by Dysphagia
  • Understand our relationship with food and how that can impact individuals when modifying diets.
  • Promote safer eating and drinking for individuals
  • Explore the IDDSI Levels of texture and fluid modification (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative)
  • Know when and how to refer for a swallowing assessment
  • Understand the Speech and Language Therapist’s (SALT) role
  • Understand alternative feeding.

This course includes a practical element where you will be guided in preparing and examining various foods and fluids to the IDDSI levels. You can also view and download our  One page Profile for Eating, Drinking and Swallowing

Facilitator: Speech and Language Therapist

Audience: Individuals working with or supporting adults with a swallowing difficulty.
*Open to Family Carers

Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
The Lantern, Shrewsbury Meadow Farm Drive, SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£40.00
Group 2
£60.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
March date full - more dates available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
The Lantern, Shrewsbury Meadow Farm Drive, SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£42.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
April date full - more dates available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
The Lantern, Shrewsbury Meadow Farm Drive, SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£42.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
The Lantern, Shrewsbury Meadow Farm Drive, SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£42.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available
Date
Start Time
End Time
Location
The Lantern, Shrewsbury Meadow Farm Drive, SY1 4NG
Price
Group 1
£42.50
Group 2
£64.00
Group 3
£0.00
Availability
Available