How Nursing Home F/S Is Performing
- Do recommendations for institutional food service result in better food service? A study of compliance in Danish hospitals and nursing homes from 1995 to 2002â€“2003. Mikkelsen, B. E.; Beck, A. M.; Lassen, A. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Jan2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p129
Background:Since 1995, significant efforts by authorities and researchers have been directed towards addressing the nutritional problems in Danish hospitals and nursing homes.Aim:The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the increased focus on nutritional problems in patients and...
- Resident Complaints About the Nursing Home Food Service: Relationship to Cognitive Status. Simmons, Sandra F.; Cleeton, Patrick; Porchak, Tracy // Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Socia;May2009, Vol. 64B Issue 3, p324
Most nursing home (NH) residents are not interviewed about their satisfaction with the food service due to cognitive impairment. The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of NH residents able to complete a structured interview to assess food complaints when no cognitive status...
- Assessment of food consumption, energy and protein intake in the meals offered in four Spanish nursing homes. Villarroel, R. Milà; Sangrà, R. Abellana; Massaguer, L. Padró; Codina, A. Farran // Nutricion Hospitalaria;may/jun2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p914
Background/objective: The elderly, and especially those attending nursing homes, are at great risk from certain nutritional deficiencies. The aim of this study was to examine the percentage of energy wasted, energy and protein intake and percentage consumed of meal offered by a group of healthy...
- The Nursing Home Dining Assistant Program. Bertrand, Rosanna M.; Porchak, Tracy L.; Moore, Therese J.; Hurd, Donna T.; Shier, Victoria; Sweetland, Rebecca; Simmons, Sandra F. // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Feb2011, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p34
The purpose of this study was to extend earlier research on the dining assistant (DA) federal regulation allowing trained non-nursing staff to provide feeding assistance care in nursing homes. Observations were conducted pre- and post-implementation, with periodic observations during...
- 1999: Food spending, meals-served hit 1997 levels. // FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p57
Reports on the key performance indicators for nursing home foodservice at top nursing homes in 1999, based on a survey. Decline in food purchases and meals served; Slight increase in the amount of foodservice dedicated to patients; Importance of food for residents of nursing homes.
- NH NEWS NOTES. Edwards, Douglas J. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Apr2002, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p8
Presents nursing homes-related news briefs in the U.S. as of April 2002. Position of the U.S. government under the administration of President George W. Bush in dealing with the problem with staffing ratios among nursing homes; Role of nursing homes in the nutrition of patients coming from...
- Consider These Parameters When the Resident Isn't Eating Well. // MDS Alert;May2011, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p47
The article presents parameters to consider when nursing health resident is not eating properly.
- The relationship between difficulties in feeding oneself and loss of weight in nursing-home... Berkhout, Aad M.M.; Cools, Herman J.M. // Age & Ageing;Sep98, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p637
Presents a study which investigated the cause of unplanned weight loss among Dutch nursing-home patients with dementia, while examining the relationship between difficulties in self-feeding and weight loss. How the study was structured; Methods employed to conduct the study; Comparison of...
- Use RUGS classifications as a checklist for better nutrition care. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;Apr99, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the use of Resource Utilization Groups classifications as a checklist for better nutrition care in the United States. Cost implications of the Medicare Prospective Payment System; Reward to nursing homes that operate efficiently.