Appetite for life: what can help improve the mealtime experience


Posted on November 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Lynn Malloy describes her review of studies on the mealtime experience for people with dementia in formal care settings. She focuses especially on what can help mealtimes to provide ‘food for the soul’ as much as they provide fuel for the body, and the importance of guidance and emotional support for care staff.

Author/s: Lynn Malloy
Vol: 19, Issue: 6, pp35





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