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IDDSI Level 5 – Minced and Moist – Passing the IDDSI Testing Methods for MM5
Let's take a look at some of the points of interest relating food passing the IDDSI Testing Methods for MM5View
What should I use when thickening food for IDDSI?
We have had quite a few requests for answers to this question recently. In part, this is as a result of organisations adopting our ORAL training and dysphagia foodservice production system principles, which ensure that all…View
Lunch Club – Getting Care Home Catering Right
Warning – this article does contain strong language. I’ve been scratching my head a little recently. I eagerly listened to the recent BBC 4 The Food Programme documentary on food in care homes (aired 2nd August…View
Martin Jenkins – A relationship we are delighted to continue
We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to have Martin Jenkins join our very close team here at Oak House Kitchen. We have known, and worked with, Martin for many years, through the consultancy…View
Strawberries for Dysphagia Diets
- IDDSI Level 3 Food (LQ3)
- IDDSI Level 4 Food (PU4)
- IDDSI Level 5 Food (MM5)
- IDDSI Level 6 Food (SB6)
- Swallowing Difficulties
Wimbledon is fully underway, here in the UK, bringing a sense of familiarity to our lives... Here we look at how we can prepare strawberries for dysphagia.View
IDDSI Level 4 – Pureed – Passing the IDDSI Testing Methods for PU4
IDDSI dysphagia diet terminology underpin the improved safety of dysphagia foodservice delivery. Here we look at passing the IDDSI Testing Methods for PU4.View
Strawberry Pavlova for Dysphagia Diets
This wonderful strawberry Pavlova for dysphagia diets recipe is a great way to end a summer meal and showcases strawberries perfectly!View
Snacks From Around The World
Recently we were asked for advice on how to make dysphagia barfi. We are really connected to the global phenomenon that is IDDSI!View
Dysphagia Cakes and Biscuits
Now this really is as simple as it gets, sweet dysphagia snacks 101. Quick and easy dysphagia cakes and biscuits. However, it is an incredibly effective recipe that will allow you to introduce the vast majority…View
Dysphagia Snacks or Dysphagia Snacking?
Throughout June, Dysphagia Awareness Month, we will be posting a number of dysphagia snack ideas and recipes that we hope will give you the inspiration to create delicious snacking opportunities for everyone!View
Providing Skills and Competencies to Meet New Training Needs
Ensuring staff have the required skills and competencies is a high priority for businesses and there are many considerations to make when deciding which is the best route to take. Face-to-face or online; ‘in-house’ or external;…View
The Close Care Home – Achieving Outstanding in All Areas
Richard Edwards from The Close Care Home explains how improving their dysphagia foodservice delivery supported their progress to outstanding in all areas.View