What Is Malnutrition?
Malnutrition and its consequences has one of the biggest impacts on health and social care. Early screening/intervention for malnutrition and an 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 Foundation Trust, to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition and its consequences, our training and resources are aimed at patients, carers and healthcare professionals.
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 […]