The following links provide a range of sources of further information for people living with dysphagia, their carers and related health professionals.
Safe Swallowing Education
Safe Swallowing Education provides Accredited Safe Swallowing Education and Management for Aged Care Staff & Carers.
Click here to access course information and loads of useful information about managing dysphagia.
The Stroke Foundation is a national charity that partners with the community to prevent, treat and beat stroke.Click here for information about swallowing from the Stroke Foundation.
Speech Pathology Australia
Speech Pathology Australia is the national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia. Speech pathologists are university trained allied health professionals with expertise in the assessment and treatment of communication and/or swallowing difficulties. Read more here.
Healthcare Direct provides free Australian health advice. Read about Dysphagia here.
MND Connect provides resources, information and service linkage for people living with MND, their carers and family, as well as the health professionals and services providers who support them to live well. Read more here.
The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine
The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine is the professional society for geriatricians and other medical practitioners with an interest in medical care of older people. Read more here.
Parkinson's AustraliaParkinson's Australia is the national advocacy body representing people living with Parkinson's, their families and carers, researchers and health professionals in the Parkinson's community.
Click here to go to the Parkinson's Australian website.
My DrmyDr provides Australians with comprehensive articles and news about a wide variety of diseases and conditions, tests and treatments, health and fitness issues, and medications. Here are a couple of relevant articles:
Ausmed is one of Australia’s leading providers of CPD education for health professionals.