Course background:

A complete introduction to dysphagia, discussing the causes of swallowing difficulties, the problems which can be encountered by individuals or those supporting them and the promotion if safer eating and drinking.

This course supports:

KLOE Questions: S3, E1, E2, E4, C1, C3, C4, R1, W1 & W2. Fundamental Standard: Staffing
SfC recommend refresher period: Specific conditions – 3 yearly or when a new need is identified.

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Course aims:

This introductory course will assist learners in understanding swallowing difficulties along with the common approaches to managing swallowing difficulties, both in residential and community settings.


  • Understanding the anatomy of swallowing
  • Signs and symptoms of dysphagia
  • Problems associated with dysphagia
  • Guidelines to different dysphagia diets
  • Management of dysphagia
  • Promoting safer eating and drinking for individuals
  • Screening tools to identify adults at risk from dysphagia
  • The role of the international Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)

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£60.00 + VAT

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