Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Dementia
This informative manual draws on expert research to highlight the feeding and swallowing difficulties that can occur with dementia. It is also a practical guide that offers potential strategies to manage these problems.
This book encourages professionals to focus on the needs of the individual by providing practical questions that should be asked when making an assessment. This is achieved through a step-by-step process, which allows a worker to observe, document and manage feeding and swallowing difficulties. Forms, schedules and checklists that can be photocopied are provided to aid in implementation.
This is a detailed, practical resource which offers support and direction for everyone with an interest in swallowing problems for people with dementia. Includes case studies to illustrate theory in practice, as well as a wide ranging bibliography.
Who Will Benefit from this Activity?
Feeding and Swallowing Difficulties in Dementia is suitable for carers and care homes providing care for people with dementia. This book is an invaluable resource for carers of people with dementia that have difficulty swallowing and offers valuable information on how to manage feeding and swallowing difficulties. A must have resource.
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