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Dignity 2010 - Eating and Drinking

Think: Does the person need any help with eating; need special cutlery or equipment...

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THINK...

dignity

  • Does the person

need any help with eating?
need special cutlery or equipment?
have the opportunity to wash their hands before and after eating?

ASK...

  • Has the person been given a choice of food and drink?
  • Does the person have any difficulty swallowing?

DO…

  • Ensure a choice of food and drink to meet any special needs
  • Make sure food and drink is in easy reach
  • Help with eating and drinking if needed
  • Let the person take their time – eating should be a sociable and pleasurable activity

 

 

 

 

 


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For more information, or to request a supply of posters or flyers, please contact: Mark Stewart by or telephone 020 7608 8575

Endorsers: Age UK; British Geriatrics Society; AGILE (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists); Cardiff University; College of Occupational Therapists; Department of Health; English Community Care Association; The Relatives and Residents Association; Royal College of Nursing

 


 

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