Minced and Moist Diet (Level 5)

Description of a minced and moist diet:

  • Can be eaten with a fork or spoon
  • Could be eaten with chopsticks
  • Can be scooped or shaped on a plate
  • Soft and moist with no separate thin liquid
  • Lumps are easy to squash with tongue
  • ‘Minced and moist’ pieces- all food pieces must be in 4 mm lumps; use slot between fork prongs (4mm) to determine whether lumps are the correct size.
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Minced and Moist Diet (Level 5)

File type: application/pdf Review date: October 2023