Promoting a healthy diet for older people in the community
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Promoting a healthy diet for older people in the community

Rebecca Neno Primary care development lead, Thames Valley University; Nightingale Nursing Home, London
Marcus Neno Advanced primary nurse, Nightingale Group Practice, Nightingale Nursing Home, London

The promotion of a healthy diet for older people is integral to optimum health and effective care. The constituents of a healthy diet are examined and the causes and effects of malnutrition explored. This will help nurses to understand and undertake effective nutritional assessment for patients in the community.

Nursing Standard. 20, 29,59-65. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.03.20.29.59.c4109

Correspondence

rebecca.neno@tvu.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review