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Isenring, E.

The nutrition and food-related roles, experiences and support needs of female family carers of malnourished older rehabilitation patients

Background: To improve perceived value of nutrition support and patient outcomes, the present study aimed to determine the nutrition and food‐related roles, experiences and support needs of female family carers of community‐dwelling malnourished older adults admitted to rehabilitation units in rural New South Wales, Australia, both during admission and following discharge.

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:18

Are informal carers and community care workers effective in managing malnutrition in the older adult community? A systematic review of current evidence

Background: Enhancing the effectiveness of the community and aged care workforce to prevent malnutrition and functional decline is important in reducing hospital and aged care facility demand.

Objective: To investigate the impact of nutrition-related interventions delivered to or by informal carers and non-clinical community care workers on malnutrition-related health outcomes of community-dwelling older adults (≥65years).

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:16