In this chapter you have learned how to:
- Assess a client’s mealtime needs accurately
- Assist a client with meals to ensure effective intake
We have looked at the many ways to assess the clients’ needs at mealtimes. With this information, you can develop an effective plan to assist the client with those needs, using tools like adaptive utensils and thinking “outside the box” to make a plan that is customized to your client’s specific situation and personality.