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Safe Swallowing Program. Safe Swallowing Goals: Identification Prevention Treatment.

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1 Safe Swallowing Program

2 Safe Swallowing Goals: Identification Prevention Treatment

3 What is Swallowing? Modified Barium Swallow Study (MBSS)

4 Aspiration Overt Aspiration Silent Aspiration

5 Aspiration Precautions Positioning at 90 degrees –Head of the resident –Head of the patients bed, Geri Chair, W/C Remain in that position min after all po intake – hydration pass –med pass –meals et. snacks

6 Thicken Liquids N – Nectar H – Honey P-Pudding

7 If patient is on a thicken liquid… NO –Straw –Ice Cream –Sherbet Yes –Spoon –Magic Cup

8 BEE Alert Bees on doors Orange Armbands –N –H –P Orange Napkins Swallowing Guides Orange Jackets

9 Remember to BEE.. Alert Safe Smart Happy


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