Facilitating Self-Feeding in Neurological Rehabilitation

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Eating is not only a way to receive nutrition, but also a time for socialization, family, friends, conversation, and celebrating. Difficulty or inability to self-feed after neurological injury can have a serious psychological impact for a patient. It is important to promote independence for as long as possible.
Self-feeding involves the steps required to obtain the food on the plate and bring it to the mouth. Keep in mind that it is important to follow any guidelines or dietary restrictions set forth by the dietician or speech-language pathologist.
Interventions to facilitate self-feeding and drinking in clients with neurological disorders include treatment strategies for positioning and guidance, adaptive equipment, and caregiver training.

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Eating is not only a way to receive nutrition, but also a time for socialization, family, friends, conversation, and celebrating. Difficulty or inability to self-feed after neurological injury can have a serious psychological impact for a patient. It is important to promote independence for as long as possible.
Self-feeding involves the steps required to obtain the food on the plate and bring it to the mouth. Keep in mind that it is important to follow any guidelines or dietary restrictions set forth by the dietician or speech-language pathologist.
Interventions to facilitate self-feeding and drinking in clients with neurological disorders include treatment strategies for positioning and guidance, adaptive equipment, and caregiver training.

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