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Resources for Professionals on Dysphagia or Swallowing Changes


There are many community services working with people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and their family, friends or carers.

Individuals with ABI may access employment, accommodation, respite services and recreational or social activities in the community. The following resources are aimed to provide basic information to these services. The information sheets on this page aim to:

  • Increase understanding regarding the needs of people with Acquired Brain Injury and the needs of family, friends and carers
  • Increase understanding of some of the key aspects of swallowing difficulties that affect a person following an Acquired Brain Injury
  • Provide practical and useful information and ideas for management, prevention and coping with dysphagia
  • Provide ideas for where to go for further information, support or advice.
 A group of Professionals clasping hands in a show of support


Please click on the following factsheets for further information:

Understanding Dysphagia after an Acquired Brain Injury (pdf, 253kb)

Top tips to help someone with a swallowing difficulty (pdf, 140kb)

Last updated: 5 September 2017