Throughout Ireland, people of all ages with a variety of different conditions are living with tube feeding.
Nutricia’s tube feed ranges are designed to support you or your loved one through your patient journey.
We have delveloped this hub to help you understand, adapt and live confidently with tube feeding in your life.
We'll help you find your new 'normal'.
WHAT IS TUBE FEEDING?
Tube feeding is a way of getting your body the nutrition it needs. Tube feed is a liquid form of nourishment that’s delivered to your body through a flexible tube. The nutrients within the tube feed are similar to what you would get from normal food and are also digested in the same way. Tube feed contains all the nutrients you need on a daily basis, including carbohydrates, proteins, fat, vitamins, minerals and water.
WHY TUBE FEEDING?
Tube fedding can be recommended for a diverse range of people with many different conditions and circumstances.Candidates for tube feeding may have different medical issues, but you all have one thing in commonn - you can't eat enough to get the right amount of nutrition.Tube feeding has been recommended to help you or the person you care for recieve all the nutrients needed.Although it can be an overwhelming prospect at first, tube feeding can make a real improvement to quality of life compared to when you/they werent getting enough nutrition