An MDT Approach to Dysphagia Care Part 2 with Dysphagia Chef Niamh Condon
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An MDT Approach to Dysphagia Care Part 2 with Dysphagia Chef Niamh Condon is the eighth podcast episode from Connected by Nutricia. In this episode, Niamh shares her expertise from a catering perspective.
About Niamh Condon: Niamh is a chef that specialises in food for those with swallowing disorders and difficulty at mealtimes. With over 20 years’ experience in the catering sector and 7 years with dysphagia cooking, she has become known as one of the most inventive chefs in her field. Faced with challenges morally about the standard way in which pureed food was cooked and presented. It encouraged her to explore and innovate ways to give people pleasure from food again regardless of swallowing difficulties. From here the passion for all things pureed had taken off. Niamh has also put herself into the shoes of those consuming the meals on IDDSI level 4 pureed foods and thickened fluids IDDSI level 4 for 3 days, to learn about the daily struggles that people face. This had led to changes in her approach to IDDSI meal prep. She set out in 2020 to support other chefs and cooks with her company Dining with Dignity Ltd.