Feeding Assistance Program . First off. Thanks for volunteering!. Presentation Outline. 3 sections; Swallowing Feeding assistance Oral care. Swallowing. Swallowing (deglutition) Swallowing problems (dysphagia). Swallowing. 3 stages involved in swallowing; Oral stage Pharyngeal stage
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Swallowing problems (dysphagia)
3 stages involved in swallowing;
This is essential for fighting infection, recovering from illness, stopping skin breakdown, and helping to reduce confusion
Food can be pureed, minced, chopped, or regular.
Liquids can be very thick, thick, or thin (regular)