Why Dietitians Need A Bigger Role In Aged Care

Why Dietitians Need A Bigger Role In Aged Care

Weight gain might be a problem in midlife but in older age the challenge can be keeping kilos on. This is where many aged care homes need to lift their game says dietitian Ngaire Hobbins, who’s submitted evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Aged Care Food - must be good AND also needs to be eaten!

Aged Care Food - must be good AND also needs to be eaten!

Having a good cook or a chef preparing food in aged care does not ensure residents are nourished in body and soul - an aged care experienced dietitian working with food service, care staff and management is essential to complete the picture.

New physical activity guidelines for those affected by memory loss

New physical activity guidelines for those affected by memory loss

A collaborative effort of a number of universities: including the Universities of Melbourne, Newcastle, Western Australia, Curtin University, ANU and NARI have developed this practical guide to exercise the benefit people living with memory impairment and cognitive decline.