Helping Hospitals and Care Homes manage the Risks of Malnutrition
For Malnutrition Awareness Week (6.11.2023-12.11.2023), apetito Dietitians, Emily Stuart and Sophia Cornelius will be hosting a special podcast all about this year’s theme ‘Ask, Look, Listen’ and sharing their ‘Top Tips’ on how hospitals and care homes can ensure patients and residents are getting the right nutrition.
Having the right nutrition and hydration is essential to physical wellbeing, yet malnutrition is one of the most pressing nutritional issues hospitals are facing. In fact, almost half (45%) of people in the UK are at risk of the condition on admission to health care settings .
Don’t miss the chance to expand your knowledge and discover ‘Top Tips’ for managing malnutrition within hospital and care home settings.
apetito Dietitian, Emily explains why apetito is so keen to share its expertise:
“Malnutrition affects approximately three million people in the UK, despite it being largely preventable.
“Malnutrition Awareness Week has enormous value in signposting the issue and as a company that has immense expertise within its team, we are keen to share our knowledge and support hospitals and care homes dealing with the issue.
“We hope by talking about how the condition affects hospitals and care homes, and by sharing our Top Tips, we’re able to help those caring for patients and residents who would value guidance on preventing, recognising and treating malnutrition”.
Listen to the podcast here: apetito.link/MAWPodcast
 BAPEN (2022) Malnutrition and Nutritional Care Survey in Adults [online] Available at: https://www.bapen.org.uk/pdfs/reports/mag/national-survey-of-malnutrition-and-nutritional-care-2022.pdf
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