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Nursing homes must provide good nutrition and hydration to residents. Poor diet and lack of water are among the most common forms of nursing home abuse and neglect. Some of the health problems associated with malnutrition and/or dehydration include:
Nursing homes should conduct regular nutritional assessments and provide residents with well-balanced, palatable meals. When you consider a nursing home for a loved one, you may wish to ask to sample a random meal at the facility. Also, ask to speak to the staff dietician about the factors he or she uses to develop meal plans for the facility.
The following is a list of reasons why an individual may suffer from malnutrition and/or dehydration:
Personal causes of malnutrition:
Environmental causes of malnutrition:
Signs that a resident is malnourished:
The following questions may help you pinpoint the reason for a particular person’s problems with nutrition or hydration:
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