Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Dementia

Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Dementia

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ISBN: 9780863883125
Ano: 2002
Paginas: 136

Overview

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 ...

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.

  • Professionals are encouraged 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 speech & language therapists, and others with an interest in swallowing problems, working with people with dementia.
  • Includes case studies to illustrate theory in practice, as well as a wide ranging bibliography.