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Education for Health Care Professionals

Annual Training on Feeding / Swallowing Management of Residents in Long Term Care

Training Resources:

  • Dysphagia Management Staff Training (DMST) (video) (pdf)
  • Mealtime Assistant Training (MAT) for Volunteers & Families (video) (pdf)
  • Safe Feeding & Swallowing management Quiz (pdf)
  • Diet Orders and Optimizing Safe Nutrition Training (video)
  • Diet Order Training Self Learning Tool (video)
  • Management of Obstructed Airway Training (ask your LTC site educator for specific training)

Other Resources

Standard feeding procedures (pdf)

Diet Texture Quick Reference Chart (pdf)

Swallowing difficulties brochure English/ French (pdf)

Oral medication administration guidelines for residents with dysphagia (pdf)

Conversations in Long-Term Care (see below):

  1. Meals in LTC home (English/ French)
  2. Difficulties with meals for people with dementia (English/ French)
  3. When a person has trouble eating and swallowing (English/ French)
  4. Nourishing the whole person (English/ French)
  5. Nutrition and swallowing at the end of life (English/ French)

Click here for a pdf of the contents of this webpage.

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