Training for care staff

Mealtime training for carers

SLT UK have a team of specialist speech and language therapists who provide a training programme for those who care for an individual with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

What does eating, drinking and swallowing training include?

The aim of the training is to provide you with information about eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, what the signs are and managing the speech and language therapist’s recommendations. The eating, drinking and swallowing therapy programme consists of:

When do I contact speech and language therapy?

After an initial appointment with one of our speech and language therapists we will be able to clarify your specific needs and goals. A training programme can then be tailored to you so that it will be beneficial to you. Training can be delivered to an individual or to a group of people dependent on your needs. Materials can also be provided to care homes upon request.

If you feel you may benefit from speech and language therapy or would like any more information on our services please email or call 0330 088 5643.

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Eating, drinking and swallowing Immediate assessment Reports Second opinions Management Training for care staff Courses for professionals Medico-legal reports Mental capacity assessments Multidisciplinary therapy VitalStim therapy Advice and education Videofluoroscopy FEES
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Worried about your swallowing?

If you are worried about any aspect of your eating, drinking and swallowing, do not hesitate to contact us to speak to one of our passionate speech and language therapists.

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What are the next steps?

If you would like any more information on our training for other professionals or any of our other speech and language therapy services, or would like to book an appointment with one of our speech and language therapists then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Providing an effective service to our patients is our main goal at SLT UK.

Do you need more information?

If you need any more information on the services we offer or the conditions we are able to help, do not hesistate to contact us.


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