Multi Agency Guidance Supporting adults at risk of choking – November 2018
This guidance provides the framework for use within Hampshire County Council Adult Health and Social Care Department, West Hampshire, Fareham and Gosport, South Eastern, North East Hampshire and Farnham and North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Groups, Southern Health Foundation Trust, Solent NHS Trust for the identification, assessment and management of adults aged 18 and over presenting with a choking risk in all care groups. The guidance has been written to be read in conjunction with existing policies which may be in place within partner organisations to support adults who may present with a dysphagia and / or choking risk. This guidance offers additional advice and guidance to the adult, family members and staff.
Dysphagia and people with learning disabilities
Guidance on providing support and reasonable adjustments to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities who have difficulty swallowing (dysphagia).
Social Care Services in Hampshire
Connect to Support Hampshire is an online information and advice guide and directory of services for adult residents in Hampshire to find information, advice and services to manage their own care and wellbeing. You can find out about local groups, activities and services within your community as well as formal care provision.
Relevant CQC standards
This guidance describes how providers and managers can meet the regulations. These include the fundamental standards – the standards below which care must never fall.