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13 August 2015

Clinicians told us that they, carers and their dysphagia patients find it difficult to make nutritional supplements to the right consistency. After some research we discovered the problem was the supplements high fat content. It prevents gum and starch based thickeners working effectively. Consequently, we looked for a new thickener

11 June 2015

Fizzy Drinks for Dysphagia are great. Well that’s what I thought. I had no evidence for it. It just seemed logical. Fortunately, just this week I discovered two pieces of independent research that supports this idea: Fizzy drinks by their nature have an extra dimension. The bubbles put a pleasant tingling

22 April 2015

Did you know Slõ Drinks Consistencies are translated for each country?

22 April 2015

We are currently working hard to organize distribution of Slõ Drinks in the USA. There is a huge amount of paperwork to go through for the FDA, Import Authorities and so on. Our aim is to have our virtual shop open in 4 weeks. We also hope to have them listed on Amazon

8 April 2015

I wanted to let you know that we did try the honey thick Slõ fizz in a soda at the Dysphagia Research Society conference It had a wonderful mouth feel! Truly… Such a difference from other thickeners. Second, I have already given your website and ordering information to a patient

17 March 2015

In response to repeated requests for a way to make spirits safer to swallow we have found one. By mixing 1 full shot of a spirit with 2 full shots of water, we can change that into a Slõ Drink. Or…Slõ Jack! Believe it or not this is Jack Daniels at Honey consistency. It really

9 March 2015

Today it has been confirmed that Slõ Drinks have successfully bid again offer Slõ Drinks through the NHS. This means that for the next 3 years, all Slõ Drinks will be listed on every NHS ward computer in both Acute and Community hospitals. This is a real vote of confidence for

17 February 2015

Slõ Drinks started because of a chance conversation I had with a Speech and Language Therapist. Walking out of a puree tasting I asked her, “Is there anything else your dysphagia patients would like?” She replied “A pleasant thickened drink.” My name is Mathew Done and I’ve worked in the

22 January 2015

Milk is great for those with dysphagia but it can prove difficult to mix ordinary thickeners in it. Fortunately, ours is easy! Simply add the contents of our sachets to 200ml of whole milk and change it into Slõ Milk Stage 1: Syrup or Stage 2: Custard. Slõ Milk is tastes like ordinary milk