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Bon Accord Care & HSCP Staff 1 hour before event starts Free  

Share Dysphagia Awareness

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Designed for – Anybody involved in supporting people with difficulties eating, drinking and swallowing.


Course Presentation – This 3 hour course will be delivered via PowerPoint with practical and interactive elements, hand outs will be given throughout. This will enable an understanding of people with this condition.  


Learning Outcomes –

  • Recognise what Dysphagia is and how it occurs.
  • Identify who is at risk.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of Dysphagia.
  • Have an awareness of the different stages of solids and liquids.
  • Understand the action of swallowing.
  • Promote safer eating and drinking for people with Dysphagia
  • Know where to access information and advice and support relating to the topic
  • Have an awareness of which health care professionals to contact and who is involved in the diagnosis.


Links to –

Policy and Legislation:

  • P1100 – BAC - Nutrition Policy
  • WI1101 – BAC – Community Meals
  • The Food Safety Act 1990
  • The Food Hygiene (Scotland) Regulations/Regulation
  • The General Food Regulations 2004
  • Care Inspectorate


Do you have questions about Dysphagia Awareness? Contact Bon Accord Care Learning and Development Team

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Fergus House
Fergus Place
AB21 7DD Aberdeen
United Kingdom


Bon Accord Care Learning and Development Team

Learning & Development

Our experienced and expert team have a unique understanding of the health and social care sector to provide quality training that is timely, value for money, easily accessible and meets a range of different learning styles to ensure a skilled workforce, aligned to your business requirements.


Bespoke Training Solutions

Our skilled and experienced team will work with you to understand your unique development needs and define your goals before setting about creating a training programme that is tailored to suit you. We believe that a blended learning approach is best, using E-learning and classroom based or face-to-face training to offer you a complete and effective learning experience.

By investing in skills development of your team you can expect to drive longer term, sustainable change to motivate and retain the best talent and raise standards of service provision; we are here to help you get there.

Need to train employees in various locations at their own pace? Our E-learning courses can be deployed via your own learning management system (LMS), CD-ROMs or hosted on your own website; offering the same learning with less time in the classroom, and more time gaining the practical skills on a face to face workshop.

With a comprehensive library of courses to choose from, such as Food Hygiene, Infection Control, we will work with you to design relevant training that suits your employee's needs, your company culture and your business goals.

If you have any questions about any of the courses we run, please contact us on 01224 570400 or email us at

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