Triumph Training and Services

TEL: 301.977.6000

7881 Beechcraft Avenue, Unit B Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Choking And Dysphagia


The Choking and Dysphagia training has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about dysphagia and choking.


Schedule: By appointment.

What does this course teach?

  • Understand what dysphagia is and what can cause it.
  • Understand how we swallow.
  • Identify potential signs and symptoms.
  • Know how to support an individual to prepare for a diagnosis.
  • Identify key challenges for people with dysphagia and how to support them.
  • Identify key purposes and elements of the IDDSI Framework.
  • Understanding when someone may be choking and what to do.
  • How to monitor, report and manage risk.