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Meal Assistance in Home Care

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A great deal of tact and constant communication is needed from the staff providing this care. There are steps you can take to make a client’s mealtime as dignified and as seamless as possible. It’s estimated that 15% of clients receiving home care are malnourished.

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Requiring assistance to eat daily meals puts clients in a vulnerable position. A great deal of tact and constant communication is needed from the staff providing this care. There are steps you can take to make a client’s mealtime as dignified and as seamless as possible. It’s estimated that 15% of clients receiving home care are malnourished.

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Rekha Rani
08 Jul 2021
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Sandra Wood
03 Jul 2021
Good information and links to other Ausmed learning modules.
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Justin Peter
03 Jul 2021
Ya great for cpd
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Eman Alaseel
17 Mar 2022
Good information and great CPD
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Smriti RAILA
27 Sep 2021
useful content
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Melina Giri
06 Jan 2022
Very informative
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Gniare FORSYTH
12 Jul 2021
Great little short course, to refresh or pick up something different to make meal time assistance most enjoyable to our clients and their specific needs.
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Sonia Bryan
30 Jun 2021
This was very handy as I am now to Age Care this resource gave me more confidence to serve the right food to the elderly and to double check that it is going to the right person and if any changes in their diet must be implimented
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Taritia Walker
12 Jul 2021
Good information
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Aleisha Jenner
04 Aug 2021
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