Flashcards in Eating Deck (14)
What is included in this category?
Use of suitable utensils to get food and drink to mouth
Chewing and swallowing
Once meal presented in usual and customary manner on table or tray
Activity did not occur
...due to safety/medical limitation or refusal
...for meals, tube feedings, TPN, IV for hydration, or req 2 helpers
...Pt performs < 1/2 of the eating tasks
...Pt performs JUST MORE THAN HALF of the eating tasks
...feeds self AND req TOUCHING assist (steadying, removing pocketed food, i.e. Check cheeks for pocketing, placement of utensils in hand, wiping face)
...feeds self following set-up (i.e. Helper cuts food, opens containers, encouragement, or verbal cues, set-up room tray, help to apply orthotics/dentures) or assist req S
Mod I - NO HELPER
...feeds self with modified consistency, assistive devices I (inserts own dentures), slow pace (3x slower); entirely manages self tube feeding, IVs
I - NO HELPER
...feeds self @ normal pace using utensils (no devices and no mod consistency)
What is the minimum rating a Pt can achieve if a helper is NOT required?
6 - Mod I
What is the maximum rating a Pt can receive if a helper is required?
5 - S/Setup
What is the maximum rating a Pt can receive if TOUCHING is required?
4 - Min A
What is the minimum rating a Pt can receive if they can feed themself?
4 - Min A