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BCUHB Dysphagia Training Sessions


Summary (optional)
Dysphagia - Supporting adults with learning disabilities
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Who should attend

  1. BCUHB Adult learning disability staff and Health Care Assistants.
  2. Support stafffromcare providers, local authorities and voluntary sector.

Course Content

  • Swallowing
  • Signs and symptoms of eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties
  • Consequences of eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties
  • Effective communication
  • The importance of posture and positioning
  • BCUHB Dysphagia service
  • Assessment of eating, drinking and swallowing
  • Alternative feeding
  • Medication
  • Food textures - International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).

 

Dates for 2021TimeVenue

9 February FULL

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

9 March FULL

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

6 April FULL

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

4 May FULL

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

8 June – 1 place left

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

13 July

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

17 August

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

21 September

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

12 October

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

9 November

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session

14 December

10.00 am – 2.00 pm

 Microsoft Teams - 25 participants per session


Programme Tutors

  • Gail Pritchard - Dysphagia Specialist Nurse.
  • Sian George - Dysphagia Practitioner/Advanced Specialist Speech and Language Therapist.

Booking a place

Please email: alison.e.evans@wales.nhs.uk

  • Please can you ensure that any cancellations are notified within 1 week of the training. Places are valuable and if staff are unable to attend places can be offered to those who have been unsuccessful.
  • Parking outside of Villa 16 to attend training events is not permitted. Please use designated parking areas on site near the Admin Building & MSU.

 

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