With things like EMR and RCM software becoming mainstays in therapy practices, providers are spending less time documenting and more time treating. It should go without saying that this development has also benefited patients. Get a head start on intake.
Food which provides protein and energy: Eating small, frequent meals and snacks every hours. Avoid drinking fluids at the same time as eating. Whilst keeping well hydrated is very important, drinking during or just before a meal may limit how much is eaten.
However anyone who has specific advice from their health professional regarding fluids, should continue to follow this.
Get some fresh air outside or sit by an open window prior to, or during eating. Use smaller portions on small plates. Consume nourishing drinks based on milk such as Complan.
BAPEN has designed a simple self-assessment tool for you to check whether the person you care for is at risk of being underweight and malnourished.
Important notes Anyone who has other conditions such as diabetes or high cholesterol should always seek personal advice from their health professional, before taking these steps. This advice offers short-term solutions to help build up nutritional intake, for example after illness.
Anyone experiencing problems in the longer term should speak to their GP or other health professional When food is not enough Since not everyone is able to eat the extra food required to reduce their nutrition gap, medical nutrition has been specifically designed to be used under medical supervision for those who find it difficult to get adequate nutrition from their normal diet.
Medical nutrition is a scientifically formulated liquid food that is available in the form of a drink containing energy, protein, vitamins and minerals. There are also dessert, yoghurt and soup style versions available.
Medical nutrition along with dietary advice may help to fill the nutrition gap and improve nutritional intake. This improved nutritional intake can lead to benefits which often include a better chance of gaining weight, improving strength and improving independence as well as helping the body to heal itself.
For advice about medical nutrition, speak to your GP. Carers UK is working in partnership with Nutricia to help improve understanding about nutrition and care. We have a newly updated resource which you can find out about here:A new KLAS Research report highlighted the prominence of digital patient intake technology and cited the top vendors in that area.
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