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Hot off the press –Nutrition and hydration in managing falls

June 30, 2016
The new edition of Managing Falls and Fractures in Care Homes for Older People – good practice resource published by the Care Inspectorate (Scotland) and NHS Scotland has recently been launched.…
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Should Popeye have taken a vitamin D supplement?

February 10, 2016
Regular readers of my blog will be aware of the importance of an adequate vitamin D status in the older adult, as well as throughout a person’s lifetime. So those of…
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If music be the food of love…

February 5, 2016
Poor nutrition is commonly experienced by people with dementia. So it was with interest this week to see a new initiative from the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust for the…
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Nutrition round up – January 2016

February 1, 2016
Department of Health The UK Chief Medical Officers’ updated guidelines for alcohol consumption have been published. You can find them here. The guidelines warn that drinking any level of alcohol…
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Concerns over medication crushed into food

January 25, 2016
Readers of the nutrition blog may wonder why this week’s subject is the new Patients Association Report, Survey of medicines related care of residents with dysphagia in care homes. The…
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Lessons for Communication of Malnutrition

October 9, 2015
Malnutrition Task Force It is rewarding to see research in malnutrition including the people that are actually involved with the day to day care of older people. So I was…
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