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The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care Settingd

Creator:

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA)

Subject Keywords: Guidelines on the use of enteral feeding tubes
Type: Guideline
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

In recent years, the use of enteral feeding tubes has become increasingly common in the community for those unable to swallow. The most common type in use is percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes.
 
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) has had requests for advice and guidance on whether it is appropriate for care workers to undertake any tasks in relation to their use.
 
This document is written to help registered managers make an informed decision regarding any role staff may undertake.

Date:

01/08/2011

Rights: © RQIA
Suggested citation:

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA). (2011) The Management of Enteral Feeding in Domiciliary Care Settingd [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/95689 [Accessed: 24th November 2017].

  

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