Preventing malnutrition in later life


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Other websites with useful malnutrition resources include:

BAPEN – a Charitable Association that raises awareness of malnutrition and works to advance the nutritional care of patients and those at risk from malnutrition in the wider community

Care Quality Commission – public body that ensures hospitals, care homes, dental and GP surgeries, and all other care services in England provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care. It also encourages them to make improvements

Carers UK – organisation that supports the 6.5 million people in the country who are carers, supporting a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill

Wessex Academic Health Science Network – This local AHSN has developed training packages for health, social care and voluntary sectors on nutrition, as well as care pathways for older people at risk of malnutrition

To see statistics on malnutrition in the UK, please view our Malnutrition Factsheet.

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