Successful feeding in nursing homes can be a challenge. This training session examines the barriers posed by dysphagia and aspiration. You will learn to:

  • Define dysphagia and identify the symptoms
  • Define aspiration and identify the symptoms
  • Describe changes in resident behavior that should be reported
  • Identify which staff member should receive reports
  • Report with the INTERACT tool and other reporting tools

 

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