Course Code: TT114 - Course Duration: 3 Hours

Webinar Available for this course

This course is now being delivered to groups via live webinar and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators.
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Dysphagia Training gives learners better knowledge and understanding of dysphagia and common swallowing problems. It also helps to raise awareness of supporting individuals who have had strokes or have dementia and how to support staff to understand their role in caring for people who have developed this condition.

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We discuss the common causes of swallowing difficulties and how to help reduce the risk of choking for individuals with Dysphagia.


Dysphagia Training Content:

  • Causes of dysphagia and common swallowing problems
  • The anatomy of swallowing
  • How to recognise when someone is having difficulty swallowing
  • Reducing risk of choking
  • Knowing when to escalate and refer to a specialist
  • Privacy, dignity and respect
  • Alternatives to oral feeding

Learning Outcomes

On completion learners will demonstrate a much improved awareness of the common causes of dysphagia.

They will be able to identify when signs of people are having difficulties swallowing and the correct actions to take.

They will understand their role and responsibilities when supporting clients suffering with dysphagia and swallowing difficulties.

Staff understand when to escalate and refer to a specialist.

Maximum Number of learners: 15


Certification 

Delegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 3 years.


This half day course is often booked with these half day courses:

We offer a reduced price for 2 half day courses booked for the same date and at the same venue.


 

Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.

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Onsite Training for Dysphagia Training

This dysphagia training course and all of the medical and clinical courses in our portfolio can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including: 

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!