SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERVICE AUSTRALIA WIDE
From the 1st of May, 2019 the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) will be used to describe all food texture and drink thickness across the world, for everyone from 0-115 years, in all care, hospital, community and industry settings.
The IDDSI classifications is a way to ensure everyone supporting a person with dysphagia uses the same terminology to describe food textures and drink thickness to maximise safety for people living with dysphagia.
Complete the test below to see if you’re on top of new IDDSI standards.
If you’re in need of education or training around the new IDDSI standards, Contact us to arrange a webinar, in-house education session or book us for a 3-hour comprehensive in-house practical compliance workshop for your teams. Loqui Speech Pathologists are educating care, clinical and catering teams on IDDSI all across Australia.