Caring for People with Dementia and Dysphagia

Course content

  • What is Dysphagia
  • Who is at risk?
  • The swallowing reflex
  • Feeding techniques
  • Mouth care
  • Maintaining a balanced diet

Learning aims

Dealing in depth with a very common problem encountered when caring for people who have had strokes or have dementia. This course will inform staff and help contextualise their role in caring for service users who may develop this condition.

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