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For workers - Supporting safe and enjoyable mealtimes for people with swallowing difficulties

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This fact sheet provides an overview of how you can support people with swallowing difficulties, also known as dysphagia, to have safe and enjoyable mealtimes in aged care.

This includes recognising and responding to signs of swallowing difficulties, referring for assessment, implementing a mealtime support plan and consulting with the resident about all aspects of their food, drink and required support. 


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Fact sheet,
Food, dining and nutrition
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