Multiple factors can increase the risk of aspiration pneumonia for people with learning disabilities. Find out what symptoms are red flags and what to do if you are concerned
Aspiration pneumonia is a prominent cause of death in people with a learning disability. Up to 15% of all respiratory deaths reported to the Learning from Lives and Deaths Review (LeDeR) were caused by aspiration pneumonia in 2021.
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