TITLE

Nutritional care and older people

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;5/14/2009, Issue 1770, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses nutritional care and older people. In one study it was found that food defined the quality of the care home in the eyes of residents. Research suggests there are several factors leading to malnutrition among older people in Great Britain. Ageism, discrimination and abuse have been cited as underpinning poor standards of care for older people. Lack of knowledge about good nutrition among older people and care workers can contribute to the risk of malnutrition.
ACCESSION #
42647244

 

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