Tag Archives: Advanced Dementia Nutrition

Nutrition and Dementia Research Review (ADI)

Summary This Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) report examines the evidence for appropriate nutrition being able to help improve the quality of life for people with dementia. This document reviews the potential impact of dietary factors throughout life in increasing or … Continue reading

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Nutrition Support in Adults: Evidence Update (NHS Evidence)

Summary This August 2013 “Evidence Update” on Nutrition Support in Adults presents a summary of selected new evidence of relevance to the NICE (2006) Clinical Guideline “Nutrition support in adults: oral nutrition support, enteral tube feeding and parenteral nutrition” (CG32). … Continue reading

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Nutritional Optimisation for Older People with Dementia (Nursing Standard)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary This article examines interventions to establish and maintain adequate nutritional intake in older people with dementia. The problems of inadequate hydration … Continue reading

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Artificial Nutrition and Hydration for Advanced Dementia

Summary Dutch and Australian doctors adopt different care approaches for patients with advanced dementia. This article investigates the opinions of Dutch and Australian doctors about artificial nutrition or hydration (ANH) for patients with advanced dementia. Dutch and Australian doctors use similar … Continue reading

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