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Resources for Families and Support on Dysphagia or Swallowing Changes


Many people experience changes with their eating and drinking following an acquired brain injury. These changes can impact on family members and carers and cause worry and stress. The following resources aim to:

  • Increase understanding regarding the needs of people with Acquired Brain Injury
  • Increase understanding of some of the key swallowing changes that affect a person following an Acquired Brain Injury
  • Provide practical and useful information and ideas for management, prevention and coping with dysphagia
  • Offer ideas for where you can go for further information, support or advice.
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Please click on the following factsheets for further information:


Understanding Dysphagia - after an Acquired Brain Injury (pdf, 370kb)

Top tips to help someone with Dysphagia, a swallowing difficulty (pdf, 158kb)


Return to Dysphagia or Swallowing Changes after ABI



Contact ABIOS
abios@health.qld.gov.au

Last updated: 4 September 2017