Alzheimer's Society guide to catering for people with dementia

Alzheimer's Society
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This guide is aimed at care staff and caterers involved in the preparation and provision of food for people with dementia, and is designed to encourage them to reflect on current practice. The guide contains a number of practical ideas, advice and information on how this important area of dementia care can be improved. Contents include: Meals and menus; Eating well; Vitamins and minerals; Fats and oils; Fruit and vegetables; Drinks and hydration; Taste and flavour; Presentation; Finger food; Swallowing and chewing difficulties; Diabetes; and Menu choice. A list of resources and useful organisations is provided.

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hydration, nutrition, older people, care homes, dementia;
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practice guidance

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