Case study: Nursing Care “Unsafe Swallow Project”
Unsafe swallow project
One of our leading team, Gerrard Wainwright has been working with Robert Cooper, a member of our client group (SEVEN), on a project supported by the Queens Nursing Institute, which raises awareness of the risks of dysphagia and aspiration pneumonia – which are a significant health inequality for people with learning disabilities, accounting for over 40% of deaths, many of which could be avoided with early intervention.
As part of the project Gerrard and Robert have delivered a series of webinars to support training and awareness. These sessions have been delivered to external agencies such as Lead The Way and The Royal College of Nursing.
The project was inspired by and is in memory of Michael Ludham. You can discover more about the project below: