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Dysphagia in Ageing Patients - NGPN First Friday CPD

Event Details


5 April 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm




Allied Health, General Practice


Wentworth Healthcare


Wentworth Healthcare, Suite 1, Level 1, Werrington Park Corporate Centre, 14 Great Western Highway, Kingswood

Key Presenter/s:

Belinda Hill has been working as a speech pathologist for 25 years, operating a private practice in Penrith. Her clinic services children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders. In addition to her clinic work, Belinda works as a casual lecturer at Macquarie University in their Master of Speech Pathology Program. She currently holds the position of Vice President Communications with Speech Pathology Australia.

Amelia Fox works with Belinda, holding the role of adult speech pathologist. She assesses and provides intervention plans for people with a range of aetiologies. Amelia enjoys continuing professional education, having recently completed the MOOC course in the area of Dementia. She provides services in the clinic, in addition to nursing homes, home contexts and group homes.


Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the effects of dysphagia in ageing patients
  • Define how to identify the signs of dysphagia in ageing patients
  • Describe what the current research tells us about effective management of dysphagia


12.30 pm l Registration and lunch

1.00 pm l Presentation

2.00 pm l Finish

For further information, contact Barbara on 4708 8100

RSVP date:

3 April 2019

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