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February 23, 2018
Thickened High Protein and Energy Drink

Dysphagia is estimated to affect between 8-67% of residents in residential settings. Of this 43% are more likely to have dementia. Texture-modified foods and thickened drinks are commonly used in dysphagia, to reduce the risks of choking and aspiration. Student project (2017) Student Dietitian: Katrina Bach- Bond University Supervisor: Elizabeth Newsham-West APD Make Your Own...

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April 13, 2017
Are there alternatives to Commercial Nutrition Supplements?

Commercial nutrition supplements will always have their place in residential aged care facilities to help promote optimal nutritional status in those residents who are managing very little variety in their diet and are unable to maintain their weight through food intake. However, there are strategies your facility can implement to help control costs with no disadvantage to residents.

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