Why FacExer and how it works — swallowing desorders
Spreading Dysphagia Awareness.
dysphagia prevention swallowing desorders
Undiagnosed or under-diagnosed dysphagia is a major, preventable, contributor to repeat hospital admissions (Kind et al., 2011) "Admissions to hospital for malnutrition have tripled in a decade, according to official figures which campaigners described as a shocking indicator of problems in wider society. A rising number of elderly patients are being hospitalised after going hungry, the data suggests. It comes amid concern that help with everyday living is being stripped back as the elderly care system crumbles....Dementia can also contribute to malnutrition because patients often have difficulty swallowing, Mr Bottery said. There are 850,000 people with the condition in...