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Promoting good nutrition in patients with dementia

26 March 2008

Nursing Standard


This article aims to raise awareness of good nutrition, the specific nutritional needs of individuals with dementia and the importance and implementation of...

Winning message

21 November 2007

Nursing Standard


Readers were invited to design posters that raised awareness of eating and drinking issues as part of the Nutrition Now campaign.

Drink to good health

19 September 2007

Nursing Standard


As part of the Nutrition Now campaign, a toolkit is being launched online to encourage nurses and support staff to increase water consumption among patients in...

MUST for nutrition

26 September 2007

Nursing Standard


Patient nutrition is back on the agenda but there is still work to be done before the only validated screening tool – MUST – is used universally.

Time to share

05 June 2007

Nursing Standard

General article

The RCN's nutrition now campaign, supported by Nursing Standard, is giving nurses the resources to stop patients becoming dehydrated.

Eating for recovery

10 July 2007

Nursing Standard


Susan Holmes argues that prevention of hospital-related malnutrition should be a primary aim for nurses.

Optimising nutrition for older people with dementia

18 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article explores interventions that can be undertaken to establish and maintain adequate nutritional intake in older people with dementia. This is often a...

Cup of tea and a chat

21 June 2011

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

One hospital has made changes to improve care and nutrition of older people on acute wards.

The food fighters

11 September 2007

Nursing Standard


Nursing Standard’s joint campaign with the RCN, Nutrition Now, aims to arm nurses with essential information and useful resources to stop patients becoming...