Improving meals for elderly persons in need of care

Nutrition is crucial for health and wellbeing and the risk for malnutrition increases with higher age. Due to this, knowledge about food and meals, and what can be improved for older persons in need of care and services is important.

Question

What can improve meals for elderly persons in ordinary housing or residential care?

SBU Enquiry response consists of systematic literature searches to highlight studies that can address questions received by the SBU Enquiry Service from Swedish healthcare or social service providers. Relevant references are compiled by an SBU staff member, in consultation with an external expert when needed. The quality of the studies identified is not systematically reviewed.

Published: 11/15/2017
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Search term(s)

Nutrition Food

Literature search

Project group

Gunilla Fahlström and Miriam Entesarian Matsson at SBU.

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