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 individuals with their mealtime experience.

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


There will be a package that you will need for this workshop.

Within Winnipeg City Limits – Participants are responsible for picking up their package. Packages will be available for pickup after January 26, from 440 River Road, Winnipeg. You will receive an email with pickup information.

Outside of Winnipeg City Limits – Packages will be mailed through Canada Post.

Participant Experience

This workshop will take place online over the Zoom platform.


If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email us at with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you.


February 8, 2023


8:30 am - 12:30 pm