This article provides an overview of nutrition-related CAAs, including what they are, what they mean, and how to use them to improve the quality of care and quality of life of nursing home residents.
This article explains everything dietitians and dietary managers need to know about QAPI, including what it is, why it’s important, and how food- and nutrition-related services fit into the program.
This article lists seven meal programs for seniors, explaining their benefits and how they differ.
This article explains what dietitians need to know about the patient-driven payment model changes and the opportunities it provides for reimbursement for nutrition and food-related services.
This article guides you through the process of writing nutrition care plans for long-term care and provides templates with examples.
This article explains what sliding scale insulin is and whether it should be used to control diabetes in older adults living in long-term care.
This article discusses whether an appetite stimulant is safe and effective for increasing appetite in older adults, and explains how the health care team can work together to counter a declining appetite.
This article explains the potential consequences of a diabetic diet for older adults living in long-term care and why a liberalized approach to diet offers greater benefits.
Fortunately, fortifying foods to increase their calorie and protein content is a simple yet effective way to prevent or treat malnutrition in older adults.
This article serves as a beginner’s guide to the IDDSI framework with information on the IDDSI food and drink levels and testing methods.
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