Dysphagia Awareness

Tuesday  19 December  2017  2:00 PM    Tuesday  19 December  2017 4:00 PM
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A basic in – house course designed for carers who work in Sheltered and Very Sheltered Housing to help them recognise and understand the different stages of Dysphagia.

 

Duration 1½ hours

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Staff will be able to

 

•           Able to identify causes of dysphagia

 

•           Able to look at the difficulties encountered by sufferers and how to address them

 

•           Aware of the different stages of solids and liquids

 

•          Aware which health care professionals are involved in the diagnosis and care package.

 

 

 

Evaluation Methods

 

Q & A throughout the session

 

An evaluation sheet at the end of the session

 

Links to:

 

Policy and legislation:

 

  • Nutrition Policy
  • Community Meals

 

  • The Food Safety Act 1990
  • The Food Hygiene (Scotland)      Regulations/Regulation
  • The General Food Regulations      2004
  • Care      Inspectorate

 

 

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