Malnutrition risks for older people

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

Up to 5000,000 people with dementia in the UK maybe at risk of malnutrition according to a report “Food for Thought” by the Alzheimer’s Society. The report also reveals a disturbing degree of neglect in one of the most fundamental aspects in the care of people with dementia – food and drink. People with dementia living alone in their own homes are especially at risk of not getting enough to eat.

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