Practical nutrition and hydration for dementia friendly mealtimes / Lee Martin ; foreword by Caroline Lecko.
By: Martin, Lee.Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849057004.Subject(s): DEMENTIA | MEALTIMES | MEALTIME SUPPORT | FEEDING DISORDERS | SWALLOWING | SENSORY ISSUES | ASSESSMENT | INTERVENTION | NUTRITION
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
1. Dementia and Mealtimes; 2. Mealtime Abilities in Dementia; 3. Assessing and Preserving Mealtime Abilities in Dementia; 4. Independence and Dignity at Mealtimes: The Ability to Eat and Drink; 5. Practical Interventions Section 1: Enhancing Independence and Dignity at Mealtimes; 6. Preferences and Choice at Mealtimes: The sensory experience; 7. Practical Interventions Section 2: Augmenting Preferences and Choice at Mealtimes
8. Oral Abilities and Behaviours: The Relationship with Swallowing Difficulties9. Practical Interventions Section 3: Managing Oral Abilities and Behaviours; 10. Meal Behaviours: Effect of the mealtime environment; 11. Practical Interventions Section 4: Supporting Meal Behaviours through Adjusting the Mealtime Environment; 12. Summary and Conclusions; References; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page
This book offers guidance on ensuring that individuals with dementia can maintain a high standard of nutritional intake alongside increased independence at mealtimes. It explains how dementia impacts on mealtime abilities, with practical guidance on how to enhance these abilities and interventions for overcoming common issues.
Text in English.