“A Step in the Right Direction” Dietitians weigh in on Royal Commission final report

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The Aged Care Royal Commission final report misses the mark regarding food and nutrition, say some industry professionals. As many as 68 per cent of people in residential aged care are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, according to the final report. Titled Care, Dignity and Respect, the report provides several recommendations on nutrition including… Continue reading “A Step in the Right Direction” Dietitians weigh in on Royal Commission final report

Dietitians in aged care: a recipe to save millions

MEDIA RELEASEThursday 21 January 2021 Engaging Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) to support food and nutrition in aged care is projected to save more than $80 million per year which would otherwise be spent on costly malnutrition treatment. That’s just one of the revelations outlined as part of eight aged care position statements released today by… Continue reading Dietitians in aged care: a recipe to save millions

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