Care homes invited to be part of nutrition survey


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Care homes are being invited to participate in a national survey to establish extent of malnutrition on admission to hospital and care homes.

To be carried by the British Association for Parental and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) the screening survey will take place on 25-27 September.

Christine Russell, the BAPEN lead officer for the survey said the percentage of people being admitted to hospi





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