Events & Training

Feeding, Swallowing, Nutrition and Oral Care Workshop


Feeding, Swallowing, Nutrition and Oral Care Workshop

Developed for Direct Service Providers, this workshop reviews the importance of identifying risk factors, nutrition, and adaptive strategies involved in supporting others with their mealtime experience. If you are a St.Amant staff or volunteer, please speak to your supervisor to register.

Training Overview

This interactive workshop addresses multiple important factors to consider when supporting others with their mealtime experiences.

Learning Objectives

– 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 medical need, please send us an email at with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Light Lunch and Refreshments Provided.

This workshop will take place in the Ambassador F room, located in the basement of Canad Inns Fort Garry at 1824 Pembina Highway in Winnipeg.

Registration begins at 8:30 am.

Workshop will begin at 9:00 am.

Please note: If you are an employee of St.Amant and would like to register, please speak with your manager or supervisor.

Community Member Cost: $150

St.Amant Employee Cost: Please speak with your supervisor to register and for more information.


June 7, 2023


Available to staff, volunteers, businesses, families and community members
8:30 am - 4:00 pm