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Dementia Training - Nutrition

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This topic covers the difficulties with eating and drinking which can be experienced by a person with dementia and how to best to respond.

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“I haven’t eaten ALL day!!”

“I'm not hungry”

“I've eaten already”

These are just a few sayings that carers often hear.

Not eating and drinking enough can increase the risk of dehydration, weight loss and other health problems in the cared for. This topic discusses the concerns of carers and gives tips and ideas to try and assist with this difficult stage of dementia.

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• Why does a person not want to eat or drink?

• How can carers help their love one maintains a healthy diet?

• How can I overcome mealtime challenges?

• What carers need to be aware of when helping their love ones to eat .

Please Note - This training is only available to family carers of people with memory problems or dementia who live in Birmingham (UK).


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