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15 March 2018

Slõ Milkshakes+ are the 1st powdered high protein supplements for those living with dysphagia. We’ve created them because those with dysphagia only eat small amounts. It isn’t because they have a small appetite. It is because the condition means they eat very – very slowly. A small meal can take

15 February 2018

Powdered ONS – Oral Nutritional Supplements – are useful, except for those with swallowing difficulties. They can’t be thickened safely because starch and gum thickeners don’t mix with them. We therefore created a Slõ ONS. A Slõ Oral Nutritional Shake. Slõ Milkshakes+ contain a thickener that works with milk. As a

5 February 2018

We read this article in CN Focus about a clinician having a Dysphagia Diet for a week. It provides a useful insight into the issues faced by those with dysphagia and their carers and as a result wanted to share it. To summarize…. Dysphagia following stroke affects a significant proportion

8 January 2018

Slõ Multi Vitamin and Vitamin D3 Sprays were created for those with difficulty swallowing tablets. As they are new and the 1st inter oral sprays for those with dysphagia; you may want to know how they work. The concept of using the mouth to transport medication is a well established

13 December 2017

Vitamin tablets are useful except for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Soluble vitamins are available but taste so bad they make them nauseous. We have therefore created a range of palatable alternatives called Slõ Sprays. Slõ Multi Vitamin Spray was the first, Slõ Vitamin D3 is our latest for

13 December 2017

On the way back from a meeting, our Founder Mathew, stopped at a motorway services for a drink and bought a 500ml bottle of juice. After making his choice, he started to walk away, stopped and turned back? He noticed the huge range of juice drinks packed in 500ml bottles

13 December 2017

Having created a safer way for those with dysphagia to maintain their essential vitamin and mineral levels with our Slõ Sprays, it occurred to us we should find an easy way to record how many sprays are needed per day and when they were taken. Each Slõ Spray is therefore

20 November 2017

Vitamin tablets are useful except for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Soluble vitamins are available but taste so bad they make people nauseous. We have therefore created a range of palatable alternatives called Slõ Sprays. The Slõ Vitamin Spray is the first to launch. It contains 12 essential vitamins

24 October 2017

One of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) key improvement targets for 2017 is infection control. Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) can develop either as a direct result of healthcare interventions such as medical or surgical treatment, or from being in contact with a healthcare setting. The term HCAI covers a wide

27 September 2017

Those creating nutrition plans and making drinks for a person with dysphagia put themselves under a massive amount of pressure to make sure every drink matches the prescribed consistency and is safe to swallow. That will always be difficult using the scoop-and-hope method to add thickener. To relieve that pressure