Learning Objectives:

  • To improve knowledge and understanding about the anatomy and physiology of swallowing and illnesses affecting swallow function.
  • To be able to make an assessment of a person’s swallow and know when to refer for specialist support.
  • To improve confidence in the care and management of someone with swallowing difficulties.
  • To consider the communication and ethical decision making skills for people at end of life and how we can support worried relatives and carers.




The Speech & Language Therapy Team, T&SD NHS Foundation Trust

Places are limited. If you would like to book a place, please use the booking form below.  If you have any queries, please contact education on 01803 217630 or email education@rowcrofthospice.org.uk. To maintain a ‘fair to all’ booking process, we will allow 3 bookings per establishment/company. Any further booking requests will be added to a reserve list and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis should we have any cancellations.

*We charge a £35 late cancellation or non-attendance fee. We welcome applications from those working outside Torbay & South Devon, however there will be a charge of £35 per person to attend. Please view our Terms & Conditions.

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