You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Describe factors that help promote an individual’s dignity, comfort and enjoyment while eating and drinking
Keeping the lips and mouth moist. Gently massaging the skin using lubricants. Reminiscing about earlier times and happenings. Playing favourite music selections. Sitting in silence and sharing the time. Reading a book to [ your [ loved one. Praying with your loved one. Dry Mouth: A dry mouth can be relieved with wet swabs, ice chips or sips of cold drinks provided
it is safe for your loved one to swallow. Apply lip balm to dry lips. Use mouth sponges/foam sticks frequently to gently clean the teeth, gums, inside of the cheeks and tongue. Mouth cares are important for comfort and dignity. Modifying food and fluid: Sometimes a person can continue to swallow safely by maintaining a certain position while eating or by changing to foods and fluids that are easier and safer to swallow. Tolerance of food generally progresses from solids to puree to liquids to ice-chips and spooned or sucked water. Ask to see a Speech Pathologist if you have any concerns about swallowing problems. Reduce amount: It is best to offer very small amounts of food and fluid (teaspoons). Safe positioning: It is safest for the person to eat in a fully upright position. ] ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Describe factors that help promote an individual’s dignity, comfort and enjoyment while eating and drinking

Weegy: Keeping the lips and mouth moist. Gently massaging the skin using lubricants. Reminiscing about earlier times and happenings. Playing favourite music selections. Sitting in silence and sharing the time. Reading a book to [ your [ loved one. Praying with your loved one. Dry Mouth: A dry mouth can be relieved with wet swabs, ice chips or sips of cold drinks provided it is safe for your loved one to swallow. Apply lip balm to dry lips. Use mouth sponges/foam sticks frequently to gently clean the teeth, gums, inside of the cheeks and tongue. Mouth cares are important for comfort and dignity. Modifying food and fluid: Sometimes a person can continue to swallow safely by maintaining a certain position while eating or by changing to foods and fluids that are easier and safer to swallow. Tolerance of food generally progresses from solids to puree to liquids to ice-chips and spooned or sucked water. Ask to see a Speech Pathologist if you have any concerns about swallowing problems. Reduce amount: It is best to offer very small amounts of food and fluid (teaspoons). Safe positioning: It is safest for the person to eat in a fully upright position. ] ]
sharpies|Points 7419|

User: how can you ensure dignity, comfort and enjoyment is kept whilst eating in a residential home?

Weegy: Try listening to your body and only eating when you actually feel hungry. If you are feeling bored try reading a book, go for a walk, or get a drink. [ ]
Expert answered|Shanaaz1986|Points 230|

Question
Asked 4/19/2012 10:56:30 AM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Explain why it is important to be sure that an individual has chosen to finish eating and drinking before clearing away
Weegy: It shows respect, it ensures that they get enough time to eat what they want and need (legal requirement and in standards and guidelines), it shows person centred care etc. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 4/19/2012 11:09:05 AM
0 Answers/Comments
26,586,169 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Subtraction and division are derived from addition and ...
Weegy: Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division: can generally be referred to as operations. User: ...
12/7/2016 12:13:41 PM| 2 Answers
Solutions that have more OH- than H ions are?
Weegy: A substance with equal numbers of H ions and OH- ions is a basic solution. FALSE.
12/7/2016 4:41:49 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following is an advantage of renting? a. ease of ...
Weegy: Ease of mobility is an advantage of renting. User: Which of the following is an advantage of ...
12/7/2016 5:54:53 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
Points 178 [Total 450] Ratings 1 Comments 168 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
Points 61 [Total 493] Ratings 0 Comments 61 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
Points 43 [Total 722] Ratings 0 Comments 43 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 28 [Total 50] Ratings 0 Comments 18 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 18 [Total 18] Ratings 0 Comments 18 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 16 [Total 292] Ratings 0 Comments 16 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 8 [Total 8] Ratings 0 Comments 8 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 1] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.