This updated edition carries on the tradition of providing sound and practical guidance for new and experienced practitioners on all aspects of food and nourishment for ageing adults.
Whether residing at home, in assisted living or in a nursing facility, older adults have unique nutrition needs. Like the previous edition, this hands-on reference encompasses the total perspective onperson-driven nutrition care of older adults, from nutrition and disease states to regulatory compliance in health care settings.
Among the many timely updates addressed in this edition are:
- Understanding and developingsystems to implementqualityassurance and performance improvement.
- Changes in Medicare and health-carereformresultingfromtheAffordableCareAct are addressed.
- A new sectiononemergencypreparedness – and animportantadditionthatreinforcestheneedforpractitioners to develop a plan formaintainingcareduringanemergencyordisaster.