Dysphagia and IDDSI

Dysphagia and IDDSI

Course Aim

Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing and can be a symptom of many medical problems. This course will give you an insight into how it affects the individual and how you can support them in a person centred way.

Dark haired woman suffering from dysphagia wearing glasses

Course content

What is Dysphagia.
Signs and symptoms of Dysphagia.
The action of swallowing.
Common Causes.
Supporting eating.
Importance of mouth care.

learning outcomes

Recognise the signs and symptoms of dysphagia.
Define the action of swallowing.
Promote safer eating and drinking.
Support successful eating and mouth care.
Understand the need to modify diet.

delivery styles

Silver Box eBox Face to Face
This course can help you to reduce risks improve care help others ...

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