Eating difficulty in older people with dementia
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Eating difficulty in older people with dementia

Roger Watson Professor of Nursing, University of Hull

Difficulty with feeding is a common problem among people with dementia and may pose ethical problems for the care team if decisions about continued feeding arise. Thorough assessment can help with successful management and a team approach, with the full involvement of relatives, is advocated.

Nursing Older People. 14, 3, 21-26. doi: 10.7748/nop2002.

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