- Ms Clare Stevenson
Speech and Language Therapist and Dysphagia Coordinator SEHSCT
- Ms Mary McBride
Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG
- Ms Carolee McLaughlin
To provide an overview of the DAMES project, as an example of a Quality Improvement project, accompanied by reflection and discussion of learnings from previous Serious Adverse Incidents to reduce the risk of further choking events, through multidisciplinary collaborative working.
Intended learning outcomes:
- Provide an overview of Dames, as an example of quality improvement projects supporting medication use for people with eating, drinking, swallowing difficulties
- Utilise learnings from local serious adverse incidents to reduce patient harm
- Multidisciplinary discussion regarding reducing the risk of further choking events through improved communication pathways.