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Dysphagia Materials for Your Patients and Carers

Nutilis Patient Information

Why have I been prescribed a thickener for my food and drinks? You have a swallowing difficulty called Dysphagia. If this is not well managed,…

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Feeding patients with dysphagia

Positioning at Mealtimes Sit upright in erect position Make sure the patient is sitting upright as possible – prop them up with plenty of pillow…

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Video: How to feed a patient - the wrong way!

Incorrect Positions 1. Do not attempted to feed someone who is drowsy or who has fallen to on side. 2. Do not feed someone who…

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Video: How to feed a patient – the right way!

Correct Positions 1. Position resident with head in the midline, plus head and neck flexed forward. 2. Support the resident in upright midline position with…

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Video: Positioning a person in a wheelchair

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Discover our collection of Dysphagia recipes for every mealtime...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many scoops of Nutilis Powder should be used? A Healthcare professional, typically a Speech and Language Therapist,...

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