tips for feeding a stroke patient? - page 2
by tsweetie, RN | 13,049 Views | 11 Comments
I have a stroke patient that is almost impossible to feed. She had the stroke about 2 wks ago, and is completely dependent/verbally unresponsive/still sleeping most of the time. The SLP told gave me a couple of tips (including... Read More
- 0Jul 29, '10 by CoffeemateCNAWhat shift do you work? And what meal is it that she is not eating well at?
I know that some people naturally tend to eat more at some meals and less at others. For example, I am a heavy breakfast and dinner eater, but I usually prefer only a light lunch. Think of friends and family you have that always skip breakfast, etc.
She may never have eaten much at whatever meal it is you are having trouble with, so she could be just continuing that pattern now.