elderly malnutrition Tag

Since the introduction of the new Quality Standards, auditors have been running a fine-tooth comb through providers’ processes, with particular emphasis on observing the dining experience. It is particularly saddening that the standard on nutrition and hydration has often not been met, with estimates suggesting as many as 60% of aged care residents could be malnourished. When we think of nutrition we generally jump to food. If our food isn’t nutritious we miss out on essential ingredients that our bodies need…

Today is world cancer day to bring greater attention, funding and treatment for those suffering from all forms of the disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally after heart disease and many instances of cancer are preventable. Though cancer is a concern for people of all ages the risk of developing the disease increases significantly as we age. Contributing factors and carcinogens have had longer to accumulate within the body of elderly people and the ability for…

Dietetically assessed recipes and agile digital menu management are important but don’t forget the dining experience! Malnutrition among the elderly is a perennial concern. As we age and become more sedentary, we naturally lose our appetite. Combine this with conditions such as dysphagia or teeth/denture problems, the effects of medications and complex medical conditions means ensuring our elderly receive adequate nutrition can be a real challenge.

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