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Managing malnutrition in patients with dementia

Managing malnutrition in patients with dementia

Managing malnutrition in patients with dementia

Liz Anderson and Carolyn Best
Liz Anderson and Carolyn Best
on behalf of ICNus

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Launch date: 03 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

Reference: 192751

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Description

As dementia progresses, an individual may experience increasing difficulties in eating and drinking safely. Evidence suggests that admission to hospital may exacerbate these problems. This learning module aims to familiarise readers with some of the issues associated with providing good nutritional care for a patient with dementia in hospital. Strategies to address the maintenance of oral intake are suggested. The module also explores the use of artificial nutrition in dementia, with examples to clarify when its use may be helpful.

Objectives

After reading this module you should be able to:
Identify the actions that can be implemented to support the oral nutritional intake of the person with dementia.
Liz Anderson and Carolyn Best

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Liz Anderson and Carolyn Best
on behalf of ICNus

Liz Anderson, Nutrition nurse specialist, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Aylesbury, England.
Carolyn Best, Nutrition nurse specialist, nutrition and dietetic department, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Winchester, England.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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