CSNM supports the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative

CSNM is gratified by the tremendous work that was completed to date toward the IDDSI. We are overwhelmed by the group of volunteers from diverse professions including nutrition & dietetics, medicine, speech pathology, occupational therapy, nursing, patient safety, engineering, food science & technology from around the world who came together on the project.

The development of the international standardized terminology and definitions for texture modified foods and thickened liquids for persons with dysphagia will have a positive outcome for our members who are Nutrition Managers toward improved resident and patient care on a daily basis by this initiative.

Implementing IDDSI? We are here to help!

Here are some quick links for our most requested resources:

Want to be keep updated with the latest IDDSI news?
Join our IDDSI e-bite mailing list: https://iddsi.org/contact-us/

Just starting IDDSI?
Check out the Resources tab and all the subtabs that include: PowerPoint presentations;
posters; food and drink quick reference card templates; webinars and publications:

Want to watch an instructional video:
The IDDSI Food Testing and Drink Testing videos can be found here:
Drink Testing: https://iddsi.org/framework/drink-testing-methods/
Food testing: https://iddsi.org/framework/food-testing-methods/

Wish to view archived webinars?
Visit the resources tab and then click on the videos tab or webinar recordings tab –
These open to the IDDSI YouTube Channel: https://iddsi.org/resources/

Have a question?
The answers to many questions can be found on our FAQ sheets – please see the link
here: https://iddsi.org/faq/

If you’re still unable to find the answer
Please contact us at communications@iddsi.org
Please note, that we are not able to reply to all emails individually. Some common
queries will be answered via the e-bite.

Want to visit the website?

Why not download the FREE IDDSI app and have IDDSI on the go – available on:
The app store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iddsi/id1145593063?mt=8
Google Play:
Once downloaded, the app has videos and information embedded so there is no further
need for wifi or data to access information.

Other sources of Information.
Recording of the IDDSI Webinar - Taking the Fear out of IDDSI from Science to Practical
Application – November 19th, 2018, hosted by CSNM

British Dietetic Association IDDSI webpage (Note – more UK specific)


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