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Nutrition Care of the Older Adult

A Handbook for Nutrition Throughout the Continuum of Care

Third Edition

Kathleen C. Niedert (Editor-in-chief) Marla P. Carlson (editor)

ISBN: 9780880914888

Publication Date: Oct 2016

Format: Paperback

Whether residing at home, in assisted living or in a nursing facility, older adults have unique nutrition needs. Like the previous edition, this hands-on reference encompasses the total perspective on person-driven nutrition care of older adults, from nutrition and disease states to regulatory compliance in health care settings.
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This updated edition carries on the tradition of providing sound and practical guidance for new and experienced practitioners on all aspects of food and nourishment for ageing adults.

Whether residing at home, in assisted living or in a nursing facility, older adults have unique nutrition needs. Like the previous edition, this hands-on reference encompasses the total perspective on person-driven nutrition care of older adults, from nutrition and disease states to regulatory compliance in health care settings.

Among the many timely updates addressed in this edition are:
  • Strategies for implementing the updated Nutrition Care Process.
  • Understanding and developing systems to implement quality assurance and performance improvement.
  • Changes in Medicare and health-care reform resulting from the Affordable Care Act are addressed.
  • A new section on emergency preparedness – and an important addition that reinforces the need for practitioners to develop a plan for maintaining care during an emergency or disaster.
Pages 400
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Oct 2016
Publisher Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Subject/s Geriatric medicine   Care of the elderly   Geriatric nursing   Dietetics & nutrition  

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