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EAT for Pressure Ulcers – Evidence, Assessment, Take Action

February 9, 2018
Nutrition and hydration play a key role in keeping the skin healthy. NHS Improvement, as part of part of the Stop the Pressure programme to reduce pressure ulcers earlier this…
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Poor Oral Health Increases Risks of Frailty

February 6, 2018
  Don’t get confused – this is still the nutrition blog! But it is important that we are aware of the many factors that can impact the weight status of…
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Spices – Could they have Nutritional Benefits?

January 29, 2018
Alteration in taste is relatively common in ageing and is often associated with other sensory impairments (like smell), poorer health and functional problems. Taste changes are amplified in those on multiple…
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Kick-Start The New Year The Healthy And Sustainable Way

January 12, 2018
The Christmas period is often a time when more overindulgent party food and treats may be provided or brought in for residents in care homes. The start of the New…
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Can We Still Talk About Brussel Sprouts?

January 8, 2018
We are fond of discussing the benefits of vegetables in the nutrition blog! This week we are highlighting a new US study published in Neurology that examines the association between…
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What Does ‘Outstanding’ Nutrition Care Look Like?

December 19, 2017
Some stark statistics as we go into the New Year – in 2015, 850,000 people were living with dementia and their number is predicted to increase. One in six of…
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Packed With Nourishment

December 8, 2017
  Time for some Christmas cheer – a resource promoting the importance of oral care, nutrition and hydration for care home residents. The Nourish Resource Pack is available to download…
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Put Your Nutrition Specs on When Working With Older People

November 24, 2017
That’s what the Malnutrition Task Force and Age UK urge following their recent State of the Nation report, which aims to shine a light on the scale and challenges of…
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