What Is Malnutrition?
Malnutrition and its consequences has one of the biggest impacts on health and social care. Early screening for malnutrition and a implementation of a 'Food First' nutritional action plan in a community setting can improve patient outcomes, reduce cost on health and social care and improve patient satisfaction.
What Do We Do?
Developed by registered dietitians at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber (RDaSH) NHS Trust, to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition and its consequences, our training is aimed at care homes, clinical commissioning groups, and other dietetic services.
This online training package provides care homes with an extensive information and guidance on how to screen a patient using the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool and how to implement a ‘Food First’ Nutritional Action Plan depending on the outcome of the screening. It also provides training on how to rescreen the patient and refer a […]