Decoding Dining with Dementia

Purpose: To educate participants about how dementia can impact dining.

Objectives: By the end of this training module, participants should be able to:

  • State at least two ways that dementia impacts the ability to feed one’s self.

  • Promote independence and dignity at mealtime with the finger foods diet.

  • Name three ways to increase pureed food appeal for your residents.

  • Define the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative.