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Oral feeding

To provide nutritional intake to the patient who is unable to feed himself/herself pre-sitting self-care deficits in feeding.


– Administer the appropriate diet to the patient according to his/her needs, health situation, cultural aspects, and religious beliefs. – Administer the necessary nursing care in the intake. – Educate the patient and family in the care of oral diet administration.


– Glass and dishes. – Table. – Towel. – Tray.


– Prescribed diet. – Flexible straws. – Cutlery. – Napkins. – Soaker. – Nursing records.


– Postpone the meal if the patient was fatigued. – If possible, adjust the diet to the patient’s lifestyle.

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