Näringstillförsel för äldre personer med demenssjukdom,

by Broberg, Berit; Noren, Linnéa

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of this littrature review has been to describe how you can satisfy the need of nourishment for older people who suffer from dementia. Data has been retrieved by searches in Academic Search Elite, Sience Direct, Blackwell, PubMed and in the Journal Vård i Norden. The studies show that most of the people with dementia have a hard time to satisfy the nourishment. The results show that through different preventive measurement you can improve the nourishment for these people, to set the table, play calm music and to have a table companion. By taking the food oneself created a good meal environment and the individually need was provided for. A good oral status improved the nutritional status. Patients who got nourishment addition put on weight or retained their weight. Nursing staff wished and needed more education in nutrition for older people with dementia.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Gävle

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:“nutrition” “dementia” and “older people”


Date of Publication:02/07/2008

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