Dysphagia Training For Support Workers

Clinical Training – Support Workers Training

Dysphagia Training For Support Workers

Length of Course:  3 hours

Prerequisites: None

Cost:  $107 per person  (group and offsite bookings please enquire here)

Course Introduction

This is a helpful course for all carers and Support Workers but is essential for those caring for clients with Dementia. This training will teach you how and why the body can develop swallowing issues and how to prevent choking while assisting a client with eating.

Dysphagia Training – Key Competences Covered

  • Understanding the gastrointestinal system.
  • Medical conditions that may result in a dysphagia diagnosis
  • Documentation and escalation
  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Malnutrition and management of swallowing & choking phaser

Dysphagia Training – Training Course Certification

A certificate of achievement is issued on completion of the course.