Feeding, Swallowing, Nutrition and Oral Care Workshop

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Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry

1824 Pembina Highway

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2

Canada

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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This interactive workshop addresses multiple important factors involved in supporting individuals with their mealtime experiences.

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Developed for Direct Service Providers, this workshop reviews the importance of identifying risk factors, nutrition, and adaptive strategies involved in supporting individuals with their mealtime experience.

Participants will learn:

- Strategies to maximize independence at mealtime

- Risks for adults with developmental disabilities

- Impact of the environment on eating

- Physical mechanisms of swallowing

- Importance of positioning and adaptive equipment

- Nutrition in health and food modifications

- Effective oral care and oral hygiene

- How the senses affect the mealtime experience

- Mealtime management for persons with dementia

- Techniques and specialized products available to ensure food and liquid are prepared at the safest texture and consistency

* If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email us with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Light Lunch and Refreshments Provided.

This workshop will take place in Ambassador A at the Canad Inns Fort Garry.

Registration begins at 8:30 am.

Workshop will begin at 8:45 am.

Date and Time

Location

Canad Inns Destination Centre Fort Garry

1824 Pembina Highway

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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