Dysphagia Training

The aim of this course is to raise awareness and knowledge of dysphagia to support staff to understand their role in caring for people who develop this condition

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Dysphagia course summary

  • Understanding Dysphagia
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of Dysphagia
  • Discuss the common causes of Dysphagia
  • Discuss the importance of mouth care
  • How to recognise when someone is having difficulty swallowing

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise what Dysphagia is and how it occurs
  • Identify who is at risk
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of Dysphagia
  • Recognise the need to modify diet
  • Promote safer eating and drinking for people with Dysphagia


  • All delegates will be issued with a certification of attendance