Dysphagia and the IDDSI Framework

Dysphagia and the IDDSI Framework


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone caring for people living with Dysphagia

Course Aims

To implement the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) whilst caring for people with Dysphagia

Learning Outcomes

  • Be aware of the fatal effects choking can have on the elderly
  • Know some common causes of Dysphagia
  • Recognise the symptoms of Dysphagia
  • Understand what IDDSI is and its purpose
  • Learn how to use the IDDSI framework effectively
  • Know how to administer first aid in the event of someone choking
  • Acknowledge the responsibilities of care managers
  • Be aware of the employee’s responsibilities
  • Pay close attention to care plans in order to provide care effectively

Course available as

Course Length: 45 Mins

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

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