IDDSI Education Australia

Understanding and Implementing the International Dysphagia Diet Standards (IDDSI)

With the introduction of the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) from 1st May 2019, Loqui has developed a comprehensive package of training material to assist residential aged care facilities with the adoption of IDDSI. It is important that staff working in the catering, food preparation and food service areas understand and are confident implementing these new dysphagia standards in their work environment.

IDDSI Education Options

  • Onsite IDDSI Practical Workshops/toolbox sessions (30 minute, 1 hour, 2 hour, 3 hour options available)
  • IDDSI small group live webinars
  • Loqui IDDSI Manual

Included in IDDSI Education

  • Education of the IDDSI standards
  • Loqui-developed IDDSI videos
  • Understanding of the types of foods and fluids allowed in each level (i.e. what constitutes regular each to chew, soft & bite-sized, minced & moist, and pureed consistencies)
  • Hands on compliance testing
  • Handouts
  • Question and Answer time
  • Certificate of attendance