HIQA have stated the following:
A nutritional treatment plan is developed which takes account of the resident's preferences and recommendations from the relevant health professionals.
The criteria below each heading should provide sufficient rationale to ensure approval of an online application.
If your resident has Dysphagia:
If your resident is non-compliant with liquid oral nutritional supplements:
If your resident is on Forticreme in addition to a liquid oral nutritional supplement:
If your resident is on Forticreme due to a fluid restriction:
If your resident is non-compliant with milk-based liquid oral nutritional supplements:
If Scandishake is being taken as a milkshake/drink:
If your resident is on Scandishake and won’t take any other oral nutritional supplement:
If Scandishake is being used to fortify foods/drink:
Please ensure your role and areas of interest are up to date.