Home care workers play key role in identifying malnutrition

| 10 Dec 2015

Home care workers must play an active role in the identification of malnutrition among consumers with dementia, a peak body has said. Alzheimer’s Australia NSW believe training and education is needed to help workers identify the warning signs of malnutrition and how they can help to address this issue.

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