Buying and storing food:
- Separate raw meat and seafood from other foods in your grocery cart and in your refrigerator.
If food is not handled or cooked in the right way, germs can grow and make you sick.
When you breathe…
If food, or something else, gets into your wind pipe and gets stuck there, then the air you need cannot get to your lungs.
When that happens, you are choking.
Cooking can be fun and the food that you cook can taste good to eat.
But, certain foods can have bacteria and other germs growing on them.
We all want a pleasant and safe mealtime. If you have a disability or eat with a family member or friend with a disability who has difficulty with eating and drinking, then special knowledge is helpful to make this a safe and pleasant experience.
As a Service Provider, you may encounter many individuals who have specialized eating needs. When such a person comes to your home or day program or other specialized service there are probably many questions you want to ask. Here are some frequently asked questions with answers. Be sure to contact the professionals and get detailed individual answers for each individual.