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Dysphagia (Eating, Drinking and Swallowing)

This course is for Adult Social Care staff (carers or nurses) who support service users affected by Dysphagia (Eating, Drinking & Swallowing)

Outline

This course is delivered by the Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist, and has been developed to provide all learners with an understanding of Dysphagia as a condition and how to support an individual to eat and drink.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussion, small group activities, DVD clips.

The course content includes:
Dysphagia identification and causes
Dementia and dysphagia
How to thicken fluids
The IDDSI guidelines
Mouth Care
Dysphagia/eating and drinking at the end of life

04 Feb 2020 09:30 - 12:30

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Workforce Development Team: Social Care
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Date and Time

04 Feb 2020 09:30 - 12:30

Venue

The Tickfield Centre (Tickfield / The Tickfield Centre), Tickfield Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6LL

Trainer

Ashley Edwards
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