Online Nutrition and Dignity Guide Update

20/03/2009

As part of the Nutrition Action Plan, DH and SCIE agreed to update their online Dignity in Care Practice Guide with new information on nutritional care.

The revised guide draws on the latest evidence base and practice in this area. It covers nutritional care and hydration and includes:

  • Key points from research
  • Why does malnutrition persist?
  • Prioritising mealtimes
  • Accountability
  • Screening
  • Training
  • Symptoms, causes and solutions
  • Practice points
  • Ideas from practice

SCIE have also produced "Nutritional care at a glance" for those with limited time available.