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Are You Ready for IDDSI Implementation This Month?

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The time is here! May 1, 2019, is the official launch date for IDDSI implementation in the U.S. Implementation for your facility will take time, and that’s okay! Our hope is that by sharing resources and information, we can help you get one step closer to successful implementation.

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) Framework & Adoption

Becky Dorner & Associates

We’ve waited a long time for a standardized framework for foods and liquids for our patients with dysphagia, and it’s finally here! Now is the time to start adopting the new framework in your organization. Learn more about what adoption means for you, and access helpful resources.

Adopting the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: Now is the Time!

Becky Dorner & Associates

Now is the time to adopt the IDDSI framework to help acute and post-acute care settings around the world use the same terminology for food and fluid consistencies for patients with dysphagia. Learn more about what adopting the new framework means for your organization.

Learn More with Our Free IDDSI Webinars

International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative: The Who, Why, What & How

This presentation was developed for food and nutrition professionals and presented by a Speech-Language Pathologist who is board certified in swallowing and swallowing disorders, and is an IDDSI champion.

IDDSI: Teamwork From Regulatory Requirements to Successful Implementation

The International Dysphagia Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) has been endorsed for May 2019 implementation in the United States. This webinar will describe what this means regarding “best practice” expectations from key professional organizations and regulatory agencies for long term care.

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2 Responses to “Are You Ready for IDDSI Implementation This Month?”

    • Becky Dorner

      This is not currently “mandatory” but it is considered the standard of practice and may eventually appear in the CMS State Operations Manual (surveyor’s guidance) when updated.

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