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Further reading: Eating

If you would like to find out more about the issues and possible solutions around food and eating, read the article Eating/feeding issues in dementia: improving the dining experience. Although it describes interventions for people with dementia in care homes, it also provides useful insights for carers in the community.

Follow the links below to get more information on nutrition and dementia care:

The Eatwell Guide

Nutrition Support in Adults

Age Concern Malnutrition in Older People

Take time to explore these links and look up additional resources on your own. When you find useful resources, please share them with your fellow learners in the Comments.

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Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour

University of Birmingham