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IDDSI and Managing Choking Risks - Manchester

IDDSI and Managing Choking Risks - Manchester

This course will explain the IDDSI framework and how to meet your obligations; whether you are a chef, catering manager and care home manager. You will be given tips and advice including how to implement the right training and measurements in your workplace.


• Background on choking and dysphagia – relevance and risk in context
• Understanding the IDDSI framework – background and overview
• Chef perspective on IDDSI – what is really needed with cookery and what equipment do I need
• Catering manager perspective on IDDSI – what all catering staff needs to know and managing care communications
• Care home manager perspective – what do care and other front line staff need to know and how to manage the full framework implementation
• Implementing the right training and measurements
• Writing a policy section to cover IDDSI
• Working to get the best out of the SALT
• Meeting your obligations for the framework in care homes


• Understand the full risk implications relating to choking and dysphagia
• Understand the IDDSI framework, resources and tools available
• Know how to audit against it
• Know how to identify training needs
• Apply safe practice tips to their site


• Care Home Managers
• Catering Managers
• Head Chef
• Lead roles in care homes responsible for implementation

Please Note: This is NOT a practical course for Chefs in texture modification although will signpost to these

Location: Bidfood, Business Support Centre, Salmon Fields, Royton, OL2 6JG

National Association of Care Catering

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