Care recipient (cr) has trouble swallowing pills

Try: Try using a straw to help the cr swallow pills put the pill in the straw place straw in the cr’s mouth allow pill to drop down cr’s throat give cr a glass of room temperature water to drink

Materials: Drinking straw glass of room temperature water

Categories: Medical Physical, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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References: Adapted from the post polio network of washington inc internet website www members upaway com tips for swallowing no date

Keywords: Swallow swallowing mouth medication pills

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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