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The A to Z of dysphagia

As part of our Dysphagia Awareness Week we have spoken with Preston Walker who is an expert in preparing dysphagic foods and is an award-winning chef with 25 years’ experience. Preston has dedicated his career to improving the standard of cooking across the care catering sector with...

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Posted by Katie on 03/04/19 in Nutritional Advice and Questions Answered

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International Carrot Day 2019

By VfL Roving Chef, Ollie Bragg I think that carrots are awesome! Rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre, carrots also contain plenty of antioxidants, which may be linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Their high vitamin A content may help your body's natural defence against...

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Posted by Ollie on 01/04/19 in Recipes

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Tips and advice when catering for someone with dysphagia

Today, a standardised framework comes into place internationally for those caring for someone with dysphagia. The guidelines – created by the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative – show thickness levels of food and drink for a person with dysphagia. This is to...

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Posted by Katie on 29/03/19 in Nutritional Advice

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