Dementia & Cognitive Decline with Dysphagia

This 1 hour 23 minute presentation focuses on providing information to the caregiver of a loved one or patient who suffers from Dementia or Cognitive Decline at any level. Definitions, suggestions, tips, techniques and specifics on positioning and feeding are included.

0:00-20:00 Definition of Dementia, statistics, testing, behaviors, and swallowing instrumentation options
20:00- 32:30 Focusing on the Universal Strengths that the patient retains
32:30 – 38:40 The Five Systems of Dysphagia video
38:40 – 47:19 Caregiver Training
47:19 –  58:40 Positioning the patient for dining safely
58:40 – 1:07:00 Dysphagia Patient Dining set up and questions
1:07:00 – End  Caregiver Skills, questions and problem solving


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