Promoting good nutrition in patients with dementia
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Promoting good nutrition in patients with dementia

Beverley Hallpike Nurse consultant, Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich

This article aims to raise awareness of good nutrition, the specific nutritional needs of individuals with dementia and the importance and implementation of protected mealtimes to prevent malnutrition in the hospital setting.

Correspondence beverley.hallpike@nwmhp.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 22, 29,37-43. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.03.22.29.37.c6437

Published in print: 26 March 2008

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review