TITLE

The growing problem of malnutrition in the community

AUTHOR(S)
Todorovic, Vera
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of Community Nursing;May2011 Supplement, Vol. 16, pS5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the growing problem of malnutrition in the community and in care homes in Great Britain as revealed in the "Nutrition Screening Week" report 2010 of the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN). It has found that there was a higher prevalence of malnutrition on admission to hospital and care homes. It emphasizes the impact of budget cuts on the issue of malnutrition. It urges nurses and colleagues to help ensure that pathways of care would meet the nutritional care of vulnerable patients.
ACCESSION #
61779005

 

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