Care recipient (cr) has trouble swallowing

Try: Use a straw for thin liquids like water tea fruit juice cool drinks avoid really cold foods and liquids because they often feel more slippery in the mouth and are more difficult to control stick with warm or hot foods and liquids because they are easier to swallow

Materials: Drinking straw

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: tips for swallowing by post polio network of washington inc available at

Keywords: Swallow swallowing mouth food eating nutrition chewing drinking liquids

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

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