Did you know that some individuals cannot get all the nutrition they need from eating and drinking, and require the help of a feeding tube to thrive? Did you know that with the right information and support, parents and caregivers can learn how to use a feeding tube safely at home? Did you know that individuals with feeding tubes can play, run, swim, participate in sports and travel?
To mark Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2020, the John McGivney Children’s Centre (JMCC) hosted a meet-and-greet event on February 6th for children and adults living with feeding tubes and their families as well as support workers and professionals. Attendees were given the opportunity to learn from one another and share knowledge and experience around enteral feeding.
Read more about this great event in our news section.