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Choking and Mealtime Management

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Date:  Tuesday 7 March 2024

Time: 11am to 12pm SA | 11.30am to 12.30pm VIC, NSW, ACT, TAS | 10am to 11am NT | 10.30am to 11.30am QLD | 8.30am to 9.30am WA

Audience:  Nurses, Care and Support Staff in Aged and Disability services

Presenter: Marie Daws-Denley from Preventing Harm Initiative

Are you confident in your ability to recognise and respond to choking and swallowing risks?

Do you know what is recommended to reduce risk and what to do when the person you support chooses to not follow safety advice?

This course will walk you through what you need to know to manage mealtime safety risks to meet quality standard requirements and improve the mealtime experience of the people that you support.

Course outcomes:

Instructor Led Training via Zoom

  • Know the sign and symptoms of swallowing and choking risks
  • Be aware of mealtime management quality standard requirements in aged and disability care
  • Learn the best practice methods of reducing risks and responding to choking
  • Know how to use a mealtime management plan and implement specialist advice
  • Gain case study practice of reducing risk and improving the persons mealtime experience
  • Know what to do and document if a person chooses to not follow safety advice

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Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be by email to enquiry@acia.asn.au. No refund is available for any cancellations received five working days or less prior to the start date, however a substitute delegate is welcome. Please notify ACIA of any substitution as soon as possible. No refund or transfer will be given for non-attendance.


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