What will I learn?

After this course, learners will

* understand the role of thickening fluids and in managing dysphasia
* understand the role of the SALT team
* recognise the risk of aspiration and identify preventive measures
* understand the food first approach in managing nutritional needs
* understand the MUST assessment tool for identifying individuals at risk of malnutrition
* understand Braden Scale/Waterlow score and being able to effectively assess the risk of pressure ulcers
* have an understanding of health promotion and signposting

Training can be delivered either in our state of the art training ward at Andover College or at the client’s premises. The course content can be amended to take account of the client’s specific training needs.

Where will it lead me?

Learners may also be interested in some of our other courses specifically designed for Health Care Assistants

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course

Fee Details 2

Fee on Enquiry please contact Business@sparsholt.ac.uk or Tel. 0845 850 0916

Please Note

Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.



Level of Study:



  • - (On enquiry)




Andover College, SP10 1EJ


09:00 - 16:00