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|NDR-UK Ref No:||9086|
|Publication Format:||A5 leaflet|
An introduction to a Texture D diet including meal and snack ideas.
Advice requires detailed explanation from a Dietitian or other specialist Health Professional with appropriate nutritional knowledge, to enable correct understanding and implementation.
A series of diet leaflets on eating, drinking and swallowing (EDS) disorders, which are tailored to the Target Group (Target Group) needs.
The Target Group will understand:
- their EDS difficulties
- the risks associated with their EDS difficulties, particularly reduced food and fluid intake which can cause malnutrition and dehydration.
- Understand the need for textured diets and fluids as part of management of their EDS difficulties.
- Describe which food and fluid consistency has been recommended for them
- The Target Group will be aware of the 5 food groups and the amounts of food to eat from each group for general health, but this is not the main priority in this resource.
Updated of ref 9354, in-line with New Dysphagia Diet Food Texture Descriptors published by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) Dysphagia Expert Reference Group in association with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, April 2011. To view the Dysphagia Diet Food Texture Descriptors document, click here.
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