Food for thought... (2023/24)

Started 5 Mar 2024

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Full course description

Part 1: Tuesday 5 March 2024 - 9.30 to 1pm

Part 2: Tuesday 12 March 2024 - 9.30 to 1pm

£150 per person

Trainer: Lindsey Collins

If you are booking this course on behalf of someone else please enter their name and email address on the booking form when prompted. If you are booking multiple places please enter the name and email address of each attendee on the same form.

During this course you will:

  • Understand what types of eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia) people with dementia might experience and the impact of these.
  • Understand how to apply the enriched model of dementia care to improve the lives of people living with dementia who have difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of how to enhance the eating and drinking experiences of people living with dementia through practical ideas, examples and frameworks.
  • Understand and begin to challenge the stigmas around dementia which can negatively impact on people’s ability to live well with dementia.
  • Hear from Experts by Experience about their own experiences of eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an e-certificate for their CPD records.

Terms and Conditions

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Cancellations must be made via email to A full refund will be given for cancellations made 4 weeks before the start date of the course, and a 50% refund will be given if cancelled 2 weeks before the start date of the course. No refund will be paid for any cancellations less than 2 weeks before the start date of the course.