Appropraite Nutrition Care Plan for Referred Patients

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Work in partnership with nursing staff to identify and implement programmes for screening, identification and monitoring patients/residents at nutritional risk
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST
Conduct communication and/or dysphgia assessment for high risk patient/resident referrals and follow up as appropriate ,
Assess the patient/resident's ability to comprehend and follow instructions
ACITIVITY DEPARTMENT
Involve the patient/resident in group or one-to-one activities and/or social programs
Recognise and report patient/resident verbalisations and behaviours indicative of discomfort Report patient/resident changes to nursing

SOCIAL WORKER
Provide support for patient/resident's psychosocial needs
Counsel and support families
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY TEAM
Hold regular MDT meetings to discuss/agree patients/residents and review outcomes
Make such referrals as necessary to other health care professionals (e.9. Audiologist, Chiropodist, Optometrist, Pharmacist, Podiatrist...)
Conduct post fall reviews following individual falls and action related recommendations/interventions as appropriate…
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