Dysphagia and IDDSI Awareness

A member of of a care agency team might be the only person a client sees, making their ability to recognise a swallowing problem of paramount importance and could result in the client developing potentially life threatening aspiration pneumonia.  This 90 minute session covers the normal and impaired swallow, medical conditions that might result in dysphagia, the International Dysphagia Diet Initiative (IDDSI) making thickened drinks and a practical feeding task.  For further details please click here.

Overview of Four Medical Conditions

A 90 minute session giving an overview of Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone Disease, stroke and Multiple Sclerosis. Delegates will learn about the symptoms, potential impact on clients in terms of swallowing and communication, the role of other medical professionals and signposted to support networks for these client groups.  For further details please click here.

Tailor made sessions

If you are interested in having sessions tailored specifically for your team please contact me.