05/09
samedi
9 h 45 - 10 h 30

Public cible
Aide en santé de la communication

Niveau
Intermédiaire

Heure et durée des séances
En avant-midi

Managing Dysphagia in Long-Term Care: Taking a Comprehensive Approach

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Authors: Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald, Ph.D., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; Rebecca Affoo, Ph.D., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS; Rebecca Cliffe-Polacco, MHSc, S-LP(C), Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, ON; Catriona Steele, Ph.D., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, ON.

Malnutrition, dehydration and poor oral health are common diagnoses in long term care settings and have been shown to be associated with dysphagia. It is important for clinicians to be able to recognize these risk factors and work with the interprofessional team in order to manage residents in a comprehensive manner. In this session, clinicians will learn about the risks of dysphagia for residents of long-term care and review the most up-to-date research on the management of dysphagia in older adults.

Conférencier

Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald
PhD, S-LP(C), CCC-SLP

Conférencier

Rebecca Affoo
PhD, S-LP(C), CCC-SLP

Conférencier

Rebecca Cliffe-Polacco
M.H.Sc., S-LP(C)

Conférencier

Catriona Steele
PhD, S-LP(C), CCC-SLP