IDDSI Framework for Dysphagia Management

IDDSI Framework for Dysphagia Management

IDDSI have developed an international standardised framework for people with dysphagia who require texture modified food and thickened fluids. The new framework includes global terminology and definitions designed to work for people from all cultures. This terminology...
Dysphagia

Dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) affects approximately 8% of the general population. This is 580 million people worldwide. Dysphagia can result from a number of different medical conditions, such...
Dysphagia

Malnutrition

In the UK over 3 million adults are malnourished. Over 30% of adults admitted to the hospital are malnourished. This figure rises to 35% for people residing in care settings.  From 2011-2012 19.2 billion pounds was spent on malnutrition across health and social care. ...