Nutrition and dignity in care for people with dementia
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Journal: Nursing and Residential Care
Key points: • Care-givers are in a prime position to provide appropriate nutrition and dignity in care. • There are no standard evidence based nutritional guidelines for managing people with dementia. • Delivery of nutritional care should be person-centred and tailored to suit individual needs.
- Factors that enhance the meal experience for eating and drinking are important to deliver nutritional care in dementia.
- All care-givers should receive nutrition education and training as an essential part of mandatory workforce development